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Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
April 20, 2014
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
A Catholic priest warns that Baptisms would have to cease under the new laws.
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
Philippines Looking to Procure US <em>Hamilton</em>-class Warship
April 19, 2014
Philippines Looking to Procure US Hamilton-class Warship
Also, Thailand may build an additional littoral patrol ship, a U.S. general angers China, and the PLA looks to space.
Philippines Looking to Procure US Hamilton-class Warship
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
April 12, 2014
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
During his upcoming visit, the U.S. president should not ignore the serious recent setbacks in Malaysian democracy.
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
Taiwan's Protests: Yes, This Is Democracy
April 11, 2014
Taiwan's Protests: Yes, This Is Democracy
The Taiwan protests aren't a sign of "winter" for Taiwan's democracy - they are democracy.
Taiwan's Protests: Yes, This Is Democracy
Beijing's Censors Ban Hong Kong Short Film
April 10, 2014
Beijing's Censors Ban Hong Kong Short Film
A short online video revealing Hong Kongers' worries for their future was banned by China's censorship bureau.
Beijing's Censors Ban Hong Kong Short Film
Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams
April 09, 2014
Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams
Laos remains determined to move forward with dam construction that threatens the environment and food security.
Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
April 09, 2014
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
According to a new Pew poll, the Asia-Pacific has the highest level of religious diversity in the world.
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
Mongolia: Activist and Ambitious
April 08, 2014
Mongolia: Activist and Ambitious
In the past year, Mongolia has experienced a vast proliferation of diplomatic contact with its region and the world.
Mongolia: Activist and Ambitious
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
April 07, 2014
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious.
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?
April 06, 2014
Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?
The Iranian navy has a growing presence in Asia, a development many in the region could welcome.
Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?
Chinese Travel Agencies Write Off Malaysia
April 03, 2014
Chinese Travel Agencies Write Off Malaysia
A bold patriotic move, buzz-seeking or bullying? The Internet drives diplomacy.
Chinese Travel Agencies Write Off Malaysia
Myanmar’s “E-Libraries” Bring Students Up to Speed After Military Rule
April 03, 2014
Myanmar’s “E-Libraries” Bring Students Up to Speed After Military Rule
Also: Xenophobia and immigration in Singapore, Thai PM facing legal dismissal.
Myanmar’s “E-Libraries” Bring Students Up to Speed After Military Rule
Thailand’s Deadly Highways
April 03, 2014
Thailand’s Deadly Highways
Nearly 50 people die each day in road accidents during Thailand’s two most popular festivals.
Thailand’s Deadly Highways
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
March 30, 2014
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
The Diplomat speaks with Rear Admiral Tim Barrett about The Royal Australian Navy’s strategic posture in the region, concerns about regional flashpoints, relations with China’s navy, and numerous other issues.
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
A Small Step Forward for ASEAN LGBT Rights
March 28, 2014
A Small Step Forward for ASEAN LGBT Rights
LGBT activists face a tough battle winning acceptance in Southeast Asia, but there are some modest signs of change.
A Small Step Forward for ASEAN LGBT Rights
Michelle Obama's China Trip
March 28, 2014
Michelle Obama's China Trip
The First Lady's trip to China provided a high-profile, low-controversy example of U.S.-China relations.
Michelle Obama's China Trip
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