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Australia’s Foreign Language Deficit
July 24, 2014
Australia’s Foreign Language Deficit
With the country increasingly engaged with Asia, can it generate more interest in Asian language study?
Australia’s Foreign Language Deficit
Thailand’s Rice Scheme Post-Mortem
July 24, 2014
Thailand’s Rice Scheme Post-Mortem
The nation remains as divided as ever over the fallout from the Shinawatras’ controversial rice subsidies.
Thailand’s Rice Scheme Post-Mortem
Thailand Establishes Interim Constitution
July 24, 2014
Thailand Establishes Interim Constitution
The new constitution grants sweeping powers to the military junta that took over on May 22.
Thailand Establishes Interim Constitution
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
July 23, 2014
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
His presidency will face early challenges, meaning Joko will need to draw on his popular and regional support.
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
Thailand’s Democracy Under Siege
July 22, 2014
Thailand’s Democracy Under Siege
If the country is to reform, it must go beyond politics.
Thailand’s Democracy Under Siege
Corporate Japan’s Best Chance for Survival: Abroad
July 18, 2014
Corporate Japan’s Best Chance for Survival: Abroad
With dim long-term growth prospects at home, companies innovate overseas.
Corporate Japan’s Best Chance for Survival: Abroad
Thailand’s Crisis and the 1932 Revolution
July 16, 2014
Thailand’s Crisis and the 1932 Revolution
The country will not be able to move forward until it has properly dealt with its past.
Thailand’s Crisis and the 1932 Revolution
Asia Fears But Likes China
July 16, 2014
Asia Fears But Likes China
A new Pew survey finds that Asia nations fear a military conflict with China, but still view it favorable.
Asia Fears But Likes China
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
July 15, 2014
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
Is the closing down of homeless shelters in Kuala Lumpur to cleanse the capital’s ‘image’ the last straw for Malaysian citizens?
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
July 13, 2014
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
Afghanistan’s natural resources require a well-planned, long-term strategy. Can it come up with one?
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
Asia-Pacific: A Step Toward Historical Déjà Vu?
July 12, 2014
Asia-Pacific: A Step Toward Historical Déjà Vu?
The power structure forming in the region today has echoes of the past.
Asia-Pacific: A Step Toward Historical Déjà Vu?
Disputed Indonesian Election a Possible Disaster
July 12, 2014
Disputed Indonesian Election a Possible Disaster
An election outcome in the balance leaves Indonesia exposed to some disturbing outcomes.
Disputed Indonesian Election a Possible Disaster
Ten Myths About Japan’s Collective Self-Defense Change
July 10, 2014
Ten Myths About Japan’s Collective Self-Defense Change
What the critics don’t understand about Japan’s constitutional reinterpretation.
Ten Myths About Japan’s Collective Self-Defense Change
OECD: Forget Sunshades, The Future Ain’t So Bright
July 09, 2014
OECD: Forget Sunshades, The Future Ain’t So Bright
A new study sees slowing international growth, especially in Asia, in the coming decades.
OECD: Forget Sunshades, The Future Ain’t So Bright
Cambodia Heads Upmarket with Style and Hun Sen
July 08, 2014
Cambodia Heads Upmarket with Style and Hun Sen
The threat of losing access to designer retail is not enough to win back Cambodia’s voters for the prime minister.
Cambodia Heads Upmarket with Style and Hun Sen
ISIS: A Threat Well Beyond the Middle East
July 07, 2014
ISIS: A Threat Well Beyond the Middle East
The success of militants in Iraq may be inspiring radicals in Southeast Asia.
ISIS: A Threat Well Beyond the Middle East
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