Lion Air’s Organisational failure

Publication date 13 December 2018 | 14:40 | ICT

Lion Air never adequately explained or took responsibility for the 2015 collapse. The recent crash of Lion Air flight JT610 might be technical in nature, but is also a manifestation of the airline’s organisational failure.



  • Real enemy in climate change

    Publication date 11 December 2018 | 15:29 | ICT

    The truce on US-China trade disputes at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires has only temporarily put aside the underlying tension and differences of views across the Pacific.

  • China naval base a CNRP myth?

    Publication date 10 December 2018 | 15:18 | ICT

    Speculation that Cambodia had ceded military control of a port in Koh Kong province reached a fever pitch in the weeks following Prime Minister Hun Sen’s attendance of the Asean Summit in Singapore earlier this month.

  • Demagogy is cause of social ills

    Publication date 05 December 2018 | 08:38 | ICT

    Cambodia as a country, we are told, has gone completely haywire and needs to be rescued immediately at any cost because its very survival is at stake.

  • Racial discrimination in Malaysia

    Publication date 03 December 2018 | 14:49 | ICT

    A CONVENTION to end racial discrimination is stoking anger in Malaysia. But fears that the ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) could have adverse consequences may be ill-founded.

  • Rising Chinese pressure in Taiwan

    Publication date 30 November 2018 | 10:58 | ICT

    VOTER discontent with the administration of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has erupted. A weakening of the administration is inevitable.

  • Thais have protest vote power

    Publication date 29 November 2018 | 14:12 | ICT

    Political parties in Thailand are aligning behind junta leader, but Thais still have power of a protest vote.

  • Modernising Cambodian economy

    Publication date 28 November 2018 | 14:35 | ICT

    Since my first tour in Cambodia in the late1990s, I have been convinced that Cambodia possesses the resources necessary to become an economic dynamo like Singapore, Malaysia or Thailand.

  • Asia-Pacific’s common goal

    Publication date 27 November 2018 | 12:18 | ICT

    Ministers and senior policymakers across Asia and the Pacific are gathered in Bangkok this week to focus on population dynamics at a crucial time for the region.

  • Cambodia’s solar regulation

    Publication date 26 November 2018 | 11:13 | ICT

    On january 26, the Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC) enacted for the first time a solar generation regulation. The regulation is a new driver for the country’s solar photovoltaic (PV) system development.

  • Elections – An open letter to President Trump

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 11:18 | ICT

    Dear Mr President, The recent US elections have produced considerable controversy about parties on one side or the other allegedly rigging the results reported by computers.