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Why business schools in Southeast Asia are ‘second class’

By Tue, Jul 07, 2015 11:46AM UTC 2 Comments

Business education has increased exponentially all around the world over the last two decades. The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is one of the university's newest innovations, as is the MBA, and DBA. This has led to the growth of business schools around the world, with this phenomena also very quickly catching on within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region....

Rohingya crisis highlights ASEAN’s unwillingness to tackle thorny issues

By Thu, May 21, 2015 12:32PM UTC 1 Comment

The tragic plight of the Rohingya migrants adrift off the coasts of Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesian has brought ASEAN’s shortcomings and its unwillingness to tackle difficult issues firmly into the global spotlight....

Malaysia PM says ASEAN will avoid confrontation on South China Sea

By Mon, Apr 27, 2015 5:59PM UTC 23 Comments

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's leader says Southeast Asian countries will avoid direct confrontation with China but will push for a quick conclusion to a binding code of conduct to govern behavior in the disputed waters of the South China Sea....

ASEAN leaders to push for South China Sea code of conduct

By Fri, Apr 24, 2015 8:52PM UTC 17 Comments

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's foreign minister says Southeast Asian leaders will seek next week to speed up plans for a binding code of conduct with China that would govern behavior in the disputed South China Sea....

Southeast Asian leaders urged to act on Burma’s Rohingya crisis

By Thu, Apr 23, 2015 8:42AM UTC 0 Comment

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asian lawmakers are urging their leaders to discuss Burma's Rohingya Muslim crisis at their summit in Malaysia this weekend, saying it has led to the highest outflow of asylum seekers by sea in the region since the Vietnam War....