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From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
February 21, 2017
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
Solving Asia’s affordability crisis will not happen overnight, and will require both demand and supply-side measures.
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
How to Fix India's Wealth Gap
February 18, 2017
How to Fix India's Wealth Gap
A recent Oxfam report raises concerns about the growing gap between the rich and the poor, including in India.
How to Fix India's Wealth Gap
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
February 17, 2017
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
A closer look at who should truly hold that title.
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
Is Papua New Guinea Outgrowing Australia’s Backyard?
February 16, 2017
Is Papua New Guinea Outgrowing Australia’s Backyard?
PNG has good reason to broaden its roster of partners to include China, but Australia has concerns.
Is Papua New Guinea Outgrowing Australia’s Backyard?
What’s Next for Japan-Philippines Defense Relations Under Duterte?
February 16, 2017
What’s Next for Japan-Philippines Defense Relations Under Duterte?
A deeper look at what lies ahead for both sides in the security sphere.
What’s Next for Japan-Philippines Defense Relations Under Duterte?
The Right Way to Confront China
February 16, 2017
The Right Way to Confront China
Recent moves toward a more traditional China policy are welcome, but not enough to meet the challenge from Beijing.
The Right Way to Confront China
President Trump: Implications for Sri Lanka
February 15, 2017
President Trump: Implications for Sri Lanka
What Trump's general philosophy and approach to Asia will mean for small states like Sri Lanka.
President Trump: Implications for Sri Lanka
Impeachment Scandal's Overlooked Victim: Korea's Higher Education
February 15, 2017
Impeachment Scandal's Overlooked Victim: Korea's Higher Education
Debates over how to brace South Korea's universities for changing demographics have been put on hold.
Impeachment Scandal's Overlooked Victim: Korea's Higher Education
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
February 12, 2017
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Tokyo and Washington look to take the bilateral track but a slimmed-down TPP may still live on.
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
February 11, 2017
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
Cory Bernardi's defection from the Liberal Party is a significant moment in Australian politics.
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
February 11, 2017
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
Uncertainty still lingers over specifics.
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
Pakistan Kicks off Large Multinational Naval Exercise
February 11, 2017
Pakistan Kicks off Large Multinational Naval Exercise
The naval drill involves 37 countries including China, Russia, and the United States.
Pakistan Kicks off Large Multinational Naval Exercise
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
February 10, 2017
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
The Diplomat visited Zam in Kathmandu to speak to her about her decision to leave Bhutan.
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
February 10, 2017
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
Abe will need to build a relationship with Trump without sparking backlash at home.
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
How the US Can Optimize Its Maritime Partnership Programs in Asia
February 10, 2017
How the US Can Optimize Its Maritime Partnership Programs in Asia
A recent simulation offers insight for U.S. practice.
How the US Can Optimize Its Maritime Partnership Programs in Asia
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
February 09, 2017
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
China's plan to supplant U.S. influence in the Asia-Pacific.
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
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