The decades-long delay in implementation highlights the need for the government to improve its procedures in obtaining permits for crucial projects.
By strengthening its military presence in the Philippines, the paper says the US doubtlessly hurts regional stability and increases regional tensions.
The culture of fear, distrust and criminality that still plagues our electoral system must be removed, and the ruling party must play a leading role in this.
A key indicator of success for Jokowi will depend on his ability to convince average Indonesians that ASEAN matters to them, and is not just for bureaucrats and businesspeople.
The Peshawar bombing is a tragic illustration of the failed policy of suing for peace with a terror group
At least where the menace of terrorism is concerned, the government and opposition need to close ranks and put up a united front.
The government should strengthen support steps to deal with shock from higher utility bills.
By attacking Islamic symbols, extremists seek to legitimise violence and hate crimes against Muslims
The paper says Europe needs to counter the rampant Islamophobia, instead of shielding these mediaeval prejudices under the guise of free speech.
Drastic reforms, realistic projections needed to prevent depletion of state pension fund.
The paper says the government must ensure proper regulation to ensure no one can take advantage of the vulnerability of farmers and ordinary customers.
The energy transmission infrastructure needs to be treated with more seriousness and its weaknesses removed as a matter of national priority.