Geopolitics

Child brides: Unravelling the issues

She is Thai, he is a Malaysian. She is 11, he is 41. She used to play with one of his children from another marriage. He has two other wives. He was her Quran teacher. She says she loves him and doesn’t want a divorce.

19 July 2018
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Myanmar’s war against the truth

After being arrested by local police, journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were brought to a secret location with hoods over their heads. There, they were deprived of sleep and questioned for days.

19 July 2018
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Asian Games venues 95% ready

Asian Games venues will be ready before Indonesia hosts the showpiece event in a month, organisers say, but the threat of terror attacks and endless traffic jams still looms over the regional Olympics.

19 July 2018
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Water war of words

Whenever Malaysia wishes to get under Singapore’s skin, it seems, all it has to do is talk about their bilateral water agreement.

18 July 2018
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Trump-Putin summit: Five key takeaways

At their much-anticipated presidential summit, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin were at pains to talk up a reconciliation in fractured ties between the United States (US) and Russia.

18 July 2018
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Vietnam goes on the defence

With China and the United States (US) as its largest export destinations, Vietnam is seeking ways to insulate itself from an escalating trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

18 July 2018
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