Weekly Insights and Analysis

Nine Reactions to Duterte’s First State of the Nation Address

On July 25, Philippines President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). In this special post, nine Asia Foundation staff in the Philippines share their reactions to his speech. Steven Rood, country representative The Filipino... read more

Poor Waste Management Threatens Phnom Penh

As more rural residents move to Phnom Penh in search of work, the city’s population has nearly doubled over the last decade. Estimates suggest it could reach 2.9 million by 2025. Meanwhile, new construction projects have driven thousands of urban poor out of the... read more