Jakarta. 02 October 2020. TAIWAN appears to be a “game-changer” in the current volatile USA-China relations as the majority in South-East Asia watch with subtle concern on how these new rising tides may turn out.

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen wants to create an alliance to defend “freedom, safety, human rights…


TOPSY-TURVY is very seriously the word to describe ongoing talks between North Korea, South Korea with the latest gesture from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, in offering to mediate between Kim and Trump before the U.S. elections in November, literally going to the dogs.

Analysts following the hot-headed past three…


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FOR God’s sake, let’s stop the blame game as the world scratches its heads to find a serious way to stop the Covid-19 pandemic. Pray, tell me: Was this an avoidable global germ? …


Don’t keep your regional eyes just on the serious Covid-19 as on the high seas, along the Straits of Malacca, there’s an alarming rise in regional piracy.

Ships in the Singapore Strait alone were boarded by suspected robbers in 31 incidents in 2019 — a four-year high, according to maritime…


Fisherman living in fear following Chinese incursion in Indonesian waters

SOVEREIGNTY is a matter of distinct pride for Indonesia and there will be no compromises with anyone seeking to intrude into its territorial waters. …


Covid-19: How Singapore bucks up

SINGAPORE now knows it has to seriously buck up in the prolonged fight against the coronavirus pandemic, once praised as a shining example of how to handle the new virus as the World Health Organization (WHO) pointed out that Singapore’s aggressive contact tracing allowed it…

Suresh Somu

Journalist, 10 years in Defence & Security show business, with international relations focused. An avid traveller and a photographer.

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