Regional Round-up Podcast: How will the Aukus nuclear trilateral deal affect South-east Asia?

Regional Round-up Ep 16: How will the Aukus nuclear trilateral deal affect South-east Asia?

12:22 mins

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses South-east Asia’s top news developments.

The Straits Times’ regional correspondent Leslie Lopez chats with Money FM’s Elliott Danker and Bharati Jagdish about the following points:

1. Worries over potential nuclearisation in South-east Asia due to the Aukus trilateral security partnership agreement between the US, UK and Australia recently announced (1:57)

2. Implications over Australia’s acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines (4:07)

3. Possible issues that could arise following the multilateral relationship (5:36)

4. Malaysia’s new portal for vaccinated travellers to apply for home quarantine (7:12)

5. Indonesia’s authorities cracking down on tax evasion to build up government revenues (9:47)

Produced by: The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Fa’izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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