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What Indonesia’s Regional Election Bill Means for ASEAN
October 22, 2014
What Indonesia’s Regional Election Bill Means for ASEAN
One of the last regional bulwarks of democracy is showing signs of slipping.
What Indonesia’s Regional Election Bill Means for ASEAN
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
October 20, 2014
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Can ASEAN members join forces on defense procurement? It’s more complex than it seems.
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Burmese Migrant Workers in Thailand
October 20, 2014
Burmese Migrant Workers in Thailand
Life can be very hard for the Burmese who come to Thailand in search of work.
Burmese Migrant Workers in Thailand
Thailand’s Elections? How About…Never. Is Never Good for You?
October 19, 2014
Thailand’s Elections? How About…Never. Is Never Good for You?
Regime leader Prayuth Chan-ocha is coy when pressed about a date for elections.
Thailand’s Elections? How About…Never. Is Never Good for You?
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
October 17, 2014
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
ASEAN navies are rapidly acquiring amphibious capabilities. Their intentions, however, remain unclear.
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
Thai Junta Beset By Corruption Scandals
October 12, 2014
Thai Junta Beset By Corruption Scandals
The May 22 military coup in Thailand was justified on the need to fight corruption. Recent events prove that's a sham.
Thai Junta Beset By Corruption Scandals
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
October 12, 2014
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
Expanding the international tourism industry will be a cultural challenge for Japan.
Japan’s International Tourism Challenge
Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles
October 10, 2014
Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles
The country’s tourism sector is taking a hit following a high-profile murder case and a bungled police response.
Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles
To Prevent Chaos, Give Hong Kong Democracy
October 08, 2014
To Prevent Chaos, Give Hong Kong Democracy
Yes, democracy can bring "chaos." But not establishing democracy when the conditions are right can be much, much worse.
To Prevent Chaos, Give Hong Kong Democracy
Hong Kong’s Counter-Protesters
October 08, 2014
Hong Kong’s Counter-Protesters
Not everyone in Hong Kong has supported the protests.
Hong Kong’s Counter-Protesters
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
October 07, 2014
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
Global investors may be heading for the exit, as emerging Asian economies look set to slow.
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
The Pivot and Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia
October 04, 2014
The Pivot and Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia
Could the U.S. pivot to Asia have encouraged authoritarianism in the region?
The Pivot and Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia
Indonesia’s Middle East Imperative
October 03, 2014
Indonesia’s Middle East Imperative
Jakarta needs a strategy that attracts greater ties with countries of the Middle East.
Indonesia’s Middle East Imperative
Japanese Banks Win Big in Myanmar
October 02, 2014
Japanese Banks Win Big in Myanmar
Myanmar is betting that Tokyo’s biggest banks will invest in comprehensive development.
Japanese Banks Win Big in Myanmar
India Develops Long-Endurance, Low-Altitute UAV
October 02, 2014
India Develops Long-Endurance, Low-Altitute UAV
Plus, a Chinese sub heads to the Gulf of Aden, Russia takes France to court, and more. Mid-week links.
India Develops Long-Endurance, Low-Altitute UAV
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
September 27, 2014
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
There’s been some notable no-shows on the Korean Peninsula this week.
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
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