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Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
November 27, 2014
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
The region has made little headway in achieving gender equality.
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
Could China Save India's Railways?
November 25, 2014
Could China Save India's Railways?
Chinese state-owned firms will conduct a feasibility study for Chinese high-speed rail infrastructure in India.
Could China Save India's Railways?
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
November 24, 2014
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
A UN initiative is trying to replace poppy cultivation with coffee in Myanmar.
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
November 23, 2014
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Islamic State has its eyes on South and Southeast Asia. The threat is long-term, but should not be ignored.
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
November 20, 2014
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
2014 has been an historic year for protests in Asia, where until now political freedom has lagged economic growth.
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
November 20, 2014
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
The potential is enormous, but a change in mindset will be needed.
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
November 20, 2014
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
This has not been a good year for Southeast Asian democracy.
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
Modi Unveils India’s ‘Act East Policy’ to ASEAN in Myanmar
November 17, 2014
Modi Unveils India’s ‘Act East Policy’ to ASEAN in Myanmar
The PM’s policy of “action” is welcomed by the region, but observers still look for results.
Modi Unveils India’s ‘Act East Policy’ to ASEAN in Myanmar
Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing
November 17, 2014
Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing
The atmospherics of his meeting with Xi suggest there is little cause for optimism in bilateral relations.
Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing
From Catfish to Computer Chips: There’s More Than One Vietnam for Investors
November 16, 2014
From Catfish to Computer Chips: There’s More Than One Vietnam for Investors
Some of Vietnam’s lesser known provinces offer real advantages.
From Catfish to Computer Chips: There’s More Than One Vietnam for Investors
The Australia-Japan Submarine Deal Gets Complicated
November 13, 2014
The Australia-Japan Submarine Deal Gets Complicated
Plus Japan seeks further trilateral integration with the U.S. Thursday Japanese defense links.
The Australia-Japan Submarine Deal Gets Complicated
Recognizing the Stateless
November 12, 2014
Recognizing the Stateless
The UNHCR has launched a campaign to eradicate statelessness over the next decade. Will the international community rise to the challenge?
Recognizing the Stateless
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
November 12, 2014
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
The iconic figure has signally failed the oppressed minorities who need her most.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
India’s ‘Look East’ Policy Begins with Myanmar
November 08, 2014
India’s ‘Look East’ Policy Begins with Myanmar
Modi’s visit highlights Myanmar as a first step in countering China.
India’s ‘Look East’ Policy Begins with Myanmar
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
November 08, 2014
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
The "old middle class" in Southeast Asia is turning against democracy in a bid to protect its interests.
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
UN Hopes to End Statelessness Must Focus on ASEAN
November 06, 2014
UN Hopes to End Statelessness Must Focus on ASEAN
Some of the world’s most marginalized people live on the periphery in Southeast Asia.
UN Hopes to End Statelessness Must Focus on ASEAN
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