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The Hidden Costs of Asia's High Test Scores
December 09, 2016
The Hidden Costs of Asia's High Test Scores
Like the proverbial apples and oranges, comparing education systems through simple rankings doesn't work.
The Hidden Costs of Asia's High Test Scores
Why Did a Philippine Warship Visit Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Bay?
December 08, 2016
Why Did a Philippine Warship Visit Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Bay?
The two strategic partners continue to strengthen their defense ties in the maritime realm.
Why Did a Philippine Warship Visit Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Bay?
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
December 07, 2016
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
December 07, 2016
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
Central Asia watchers were genuinely surprised by the decision, and cautiously hopeful.
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
What’s Behind Growing Japan-Singapore Relations?
December 07, 2016
What’s Behind Growing Japan-Singapore Relations?
As they celebrate 50 years of ties, the two Asian states are moving ever closer amid regional and global anxieties.
What’s Behind Growing Japan-Singapore Relations?
Unmanned Systems May Kill Any Prospect of Peace in East and Southeast Asia
December 07, 2016
Unmanned Systems May Kill Any Prospect of Peace in East and Southeast Asia
It is only a matter of time before drones are put to use in Asia's maritime conflicts.
Unmanned Systems May Kill Any Prospect of Peace in East and Southeast Asia
Will Najib’s Vocal Defense of the Rohingya Backfire?
December 06, 2016
Will Najib’s Vocal Defense of the Rohingya Backfire?
In speaking out forcefully about “genocide” in Myanmar, Malaysia’s prime minister may have opened a Pandora’s box.
Will Najib’s Vocal Defense of the Rohingya Backfire?
Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
December 05, 2016
Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
LKY's efforts to balance between China and the US still shape Singaporean diplomacy, including on the South China Sea.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
Donald Trump Just Gave Chinese Hawks a Great Talking Point on the South China Sea
December 05, 2016
Donald Trump Just Gave Chinese Hawks a Great Talking Point on the South China Sea
Donald Trump's brief remark on the South China Sea may be more significant than you think.
Donald Trump Just Gave Chinese Hawks a Great Talking Point on the South China Sea
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
December 01, 2016
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
From Borneo to Kyrgyzstan, Asia’s indigenous peoples link environmental conservation and preservation of their heritage.
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
November 30, 2016
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
A bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Japan would leave other would-be TPP members behind.
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
Is Vietnam Reigniting a Fire in the South China Sea?
November 29, 2016
Is Vietnam Reigniting a Fire in the South China Sea?
Hanoi is starting to feel more and more isolated as its regional neighbors reconcile with China.
Is Vietnam Reigniting a Fire in the South China Sea?
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
November 28, 2016
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
Regional governments have been underestimating the environmental and economic costs of Mekong dams.
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
November 26, 2016
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
Tokyo reveals a new initiative to advance security cooperation with the regional bloc.
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
India Lags Behind China in Social Wellbeing
November 26, 2016
India Lags Behind China in Social Wellbeing
When it comes to disease, hunger, and social progress, India is far behind China.
India Lags Behind China in Social Wellbeing
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