Malaysia

By the Numbers: Surveying Southeast Asia

Several surveys were released in recent weeks assessing aspects of governance, security, and quality of life worldwide, including Transparency International’s Corruptions Perception index, the Clean Air Asia Report, and the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law index. We have summarized…

The Leaderboard: Idris Jala

Who is he? Mr. Idris Jala of Malaysia is a minister without portfolio in the Prime Minister’s Department, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU). PEMANDU is a government unit established in 2009 to…

CNOOC Pulls Back the Curtain

By Greg Poling [Editor’s note: This post is the second in cogitASIA’s new blog series, The South China Sea Frame-by-Frame. It incorporates data and imagery from the CSIS Southeast Asia Program’s innovative policy tool, The South China Sea in High…