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Why Did Russia Just Write Off 97% of Mongolian Debt?
February 03, 2016
Why Did Russia Just Write Off 97% of Mongolian Debt?
Vladimir Putin signed into law an agreement between the two countries settling outstanding debt obligations.
Why Did Russia Just Write Off 97% of Mongolian Debt?
The 2015 Numbers for China’s War Against Corruption: The Tigers
January 29, 2016
The 2015 Numbers for China’s War Against Corruption: The Tigers
It was a busy year for China’s corruption crackdown. Expect more of the same this year.
The 2015 Numbers for China’s War Against Corruption: The Tigers
Will Malaysia’s Najib Finally Quit?
January 22, 2016
Will Malaysia’s Najib Finally Quit?
Speculation is mounting that the embattled premier may seek a face-saving exit.
Will Malaysia’s Najib Finally Quit?
Russia, China and the Far East Question
January 20, 2016
Russia, China and the Far East Question
Are there any Chinese 49ers around?
Russia, China and the Far East Question
China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Enters Into Force: What Next?
December 30, 2015
China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Enters Into Force: What Next?
The AIIB's Articles of Agreement entered into force, taking the China-led development bank one step closer to operational status.
China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Enters Into Force: What Next?
Tajikistan's New Year Crackdown
December 25, 2015
Tajikistan's New Year Crackdown
Plus: Nicolas Cage's stolen dinosaur skull, forced labor in Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz of the Pamirs; recommended reads.
Tajikistan's New Year Crackdown
Northeast Asia, Trust and the NAPCI
December 18, 2015
Northeast Asia, Trust and the NAPCI
Can Park Geun-hye’s Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative (NAPCI) build trust in a tense region?
Northeast Asia, Trust and the NAPCI
SCO Prime Ministers Gather in China to Talk Trade and Terrorism
December 15, 2015
SCO Prime Ministers Gather in China to Talk Trade and Terrorism
In Ufa the SCO set goals and in Zhengzhou they should chart a course for implementation.
SCO Prime Ministers Gather in China to Talk Trade and Terrorism
Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus
November 24, 2015
Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus
Recent developments in cross-strait relations raise interesting questions for Tibet’s leadership in exile.
Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus
Did Climate Change Kill 220,000 Antelope in Kazakhstan?
November 20, 2015
Did Climate Change Kill 220,000 Antelope in Kazakhstan?
The saga of the saiga continues, with scientists pointing to rapid temperature fluctuations as a possible culprit.
Did Climate Change Kill 220,000 Antelope in Kazakhstan?
The Knock-On Effects of China’s Slowdown
November 18, 2015
The Knock-On Effects of China’s Slowdown
Demand for commodities is falling as China’s economy makes a structural shift.
The Knock-On Effects of China’s Slowdown
The Trouble With China-Mongolia Relations
November 18, 2015
The Trouble With China-Mongolia Relations
China and Mongolia are becoming closer politically and economically, but what do their citizens think?
The Trouble With China-Mongolia Relations
NGOs Win China's First Public Interest Environmental Lawsuit
November 14, 2015
NGOs Win China's First Public Interest Environmental Lawsuit
The case shows it's possible for environmental NGOs to win victories in court -- if they can get their cases heard.
NGOs Win China's First Public Interest Environmental Lawsuit
Tajikistan’s Destabilizing Threat Inflation
November 13, 2015
Tajikistan’s Destabilizing Threat Inflation
Kazakhstan’s contradictions and Mongolian records, weekend reads.
Tajikistan’s Destabilizing Threat Inflation
Who Is 'Mr.' Xi Jinping?
November 09, 2015
Who Is 'Mr.' Xi Jinping?
If Xi had used an official title in his meeting with Taiwan's leader, what title would he have chosen?
Who Is 'Mr.' Xi Jinping?
The China-Russia-Mongolia Trilateral Gains Steam
November 06, 2015
The China-Russia-Mongolia Trilateral Gains Steam
The Asian trilateral no one talks about is seeing some interesting new developments.
The China-Russia-Mongolia Trilateral Gains Steam
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