BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Over the past decades, previous US administrations have effectively maintained strong security presence in Asia. However, today’s strategic environment is quite different with growing challenges posed by other major powers including China and Russia.
BEIJING (The Japan News/ANN) - Even as Xi Jinping asserts that he has inherited China’s economic reform, he is not seeking the rate of growth the country has seen in the past, writes senior writer Hiroyuki Sugiyama.
JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ ANN) - The perpetrators of the Jan 14 attack last year, dubbed the "Jakarta Four", were killed at the scene, but investigations later established that the plot was facilitated by a wide network of terrorists in Indonesia.
JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ ANN) - A year ago, four gunmen and suicide bombers mounted a brazen strike in the heart of Jakarta in the name of ISIS. It was the first ISIS-inspired attack in Indonesia, and one that would signal the start of a campaign of terror in the country. The Sunday Times finds out what has changed for people living and working in the capital, and examines the looming threat of ISIS in the world's most populous Muslim nation.