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New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
December 21, 2014
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
CFR's Joshua Kurlantzick with five predictions for Southeast Asia in 2015.
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
Thailand’s Twelve Turbulent Months
December 21, 2014
Thailand’s Twelve Turbulent Months
Democracy in Thailand took about 12 steps backwards in 2014.
Thailand’s Twelve Turbulent Months
Thailand Turns to China
December 20, 2014
Thailand Turns to China
With a post-coup cooling of relations with the West, Bangkok is looking to its largest trading partner.
Thailand Turns to China
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
December 19, 2014
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
While the government has made progress on bringing insurgencies to an end, some groups are holding out.
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
December 19, 2014
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Consultations on Don Sahong dam fail to bridge gap between Laos and neighboring states
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
December 19, 2014
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
Abysmal efforts by governments in the region have seen the iconic animal poached into near extinction.
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
ASEAN, Partners Strengthen Regional Commitment to Tackling Ebola
December 19, 2014
ASEAN, Partners Strengthen Regional Commitment to Tackling Ebola
Thailand holds a special meeting to strengthen preparedness and support affected countries
ASEAN, Partners Strengthen Regional Commitment to Tackling Ebola
Tourists Behaving Badly: China's Image Problem
December 18, 2014
Tourists Behaving Badly: China's Image Problem
There is a disconnect between China's growing national power and the international image of the Chinese people.
Tourists Behaving Badly: China's Image Problem
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
December 18, 2014
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
Indonesia's new president could jeopardize bilateral relations and ASEAN unity with his maritime "shock therapy."
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
December 17, 2014
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
“Now it is time for America to be clear that we stand with the new democracies of Asia.”
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
December 16, 2014
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
The region is not short on laws that impinge on human rights. Here are some that need urgent attention.
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
December 16, 2014
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
Call issued on anniversary of disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End
December 15, 2014
A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End
Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has divorced his third wife, Srirasmi.
A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End
What the Turmoil in Thailand’s Palace Means for Thai Politics (Perhaps)
December 14, 2014
What the Turmoil in Thailand’s Palace Means for Thai Politics (Perhaps)
Part two of a series, looking at the implications of the struggle to control the royal succession in Thailand.
What the Turmoil in Thailand’s Palace Means for Thai Politics (Perhaps)
Narendra Modi’s Northeast India Outreach
December 14, 2014
Narendra Modi’s Northeast India Outreach
In a rare visit by an Indian PM, Modi begins navigating a complex region.
Narendra Modi’s Northeast India Outreach
Boxing's Great Leap Forward
December 12, 2014
Boxing's Great Leap Forward
Pro boxing is taking off in China, helped by the emergence of a home-grown star.
Boxing's Great Leap Forward
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