As the Covid-19 pandemic plagued the entire globe, lockdowns and stay-home measures became the new norm for many. Being stuck at home gave us no choice but to be glued to our screens. With the majority of activities taken online, it is no surprise that activism too, has made an appearance on social media platforms and it is what we saw online that formed our opinions and sent us back to the streets.
To commemorate the United Nations’ 75th anniversary since its founding, we examine how much the UN has changed the world for the better. Is it a tool for cooperation between nations, or is it one for control instead?
Before Dawn Gifford Engle embarked on her peace projects, she was the youngest woman ever to be appointed Chief of Staff to a United States senator. However, she had no clue how her meeting with the Dalai Lama would unfold and change her life in unexpected ways.
The Indonesian government has started its redevelopment plans to improve its economic distribution. How would this impact its neighbours? Would Indonesia’s growth in power and vision to be the “big brother” of ASEAN be accepted by others?
Sept 7: North Carolina officials warn voting twice is illegal, China’s largest banks report big profit declines, Brazilian court annuls one criminal case against Lula Da Silva
North America A federal appeals court ruled last Monday (Aug 31) that the House Judiciary
Jakarta is overpopulated, polluted and sinking. The Indonesian government is planning to relocate the administrative centre to the less densely populated island of Kalimantan, but what should we know about the new capital?
Sept 15: Another top aide quits White House, Duterte kowtows to China, and Netanyahu vows to annex the West Bank
North America & Canada National security advisor of the United States, John Bolton, has resigned
As the disaster of the Third Indochina War unfolded, the seemingly united front of ASEAN appeared to be nothing more than a facade.
As we commemorate the 52nd #ASEANDAY, let’s take a deeper look at the narrative of unity that the regional organisation had attempted to portray during the Third Indochina War.