Nadia Chevroulet

About Nadia Chevroulet

Nadia is an Associate Editor at Asia News Network.


Phnom Penh Post denies shutting down rumours

The CEO of ANN partner the Phnom Penh Post has denied rumours that the newspaper was on the verge of shutting down due to a massive government tax bill.

Curiosity, Economics

Three films that helped put Asia on the production map

Asia is quickly becoming the choice du jour for Hollywood filmmakers looking for exotic locales and cheaper production costs.

Analysis, Politics

Will Indonesia’s next election be another two horse race?

With Indonesia due to hold presidential elections in 2019, ANN looks at the two main candidates ahead of the vote.


Malaysia to dissolve parliament by month’s end

The guessing game over the dates on which the Malaysian Parliament will be dissolved is as good as over.


Malaysia’s election battlegrounds

With time rapidly ticking away before the Malaysian Parliament’s term expires on June 24, the battle to woo voters ahead of the country’s 14th General Election continues.

Analysis, Curiosity

Four of Asia’s deadliest volcanoes

A string of volcanic eruptions around the Pacific rim gives us the opportunity to look back at the deadliest volcanic events in modern Asian history.


A history of high level talks between North and South Korea

The return of South Korean envoys from Pyongyang is just the latest attempt at direct diplomacy between the estranged neighbours.

Economics, Politics

1mdb fund to shut down

Troubled sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) will be shut down once it has paid all its debts.

Analysis, Politics

Malaysia’s political parties

A look at Malaysia’s political parties ahead of general elections later this year.


Singapore’s new budget addresses short term concerns

In addition to measures to ease short-term concerns, much of Singapore’s 2018 budget was dedicated to positioning the country for the future.


Najib Razak: Malaysia’s prodigal son

According to analysts and despite a tumultuous few years, Najib Razak looks likely to win in the upcoming general election.


Who will lead Singapore next?

As Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong prepares to step down after the next general election, due to be held by 2021, the thorny issue of leadership succession remains.


Background: Chinese New Years

With Chinese New Year fast approaching, preparations for China’s most important annual festival are in full swing across the country.

Curiosity, Diplomacy

Pyeongchang Olympics the latest use of sports as diplomacy tool

The much talked about joint Korean women’s hockey team made its Olympic debut on Saturday (Feb 10), the latest attempt in Asia at using sports as a diplomatic tool.


Asia stocks slow to rebound following Wall Street gains

The rebound in Asian markets stalled on Wednesday (Feb 7), with several indexes in the region finishing the session in negative territory.

Analysis, Politics

Malaysia debate religious conversion law

The Malaysian government’s recent announcement that it may reintroduce a clause preventing the conversion of children to Islam by one parent has sparked debate in the country.

Analysis, Economics

5 sovereign wealth funds to keep an eye on in Asia

In recent years, sovereign wealth funds have made headlines for a variety of reasons.


Hun Sen: A 20th Century Strongman in the 21st Century

Voted into power in 1985, Hun Sen helped rebuild Cambodia after the brutal Khmer Rouge regime forced the country to its knees, leaving an estimated two million dead.

Analysis, Politics

Mahathir – The Comeback Kid?

Over a decade after stepping down, Malaysia’s longest serving Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is back in politics – hand-in-hand with a former rival and at the head of the opposition.