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Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
April 18, 2014
Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
Is one of Asia’s most repressive states paving the way for gay marriage?
Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
April 18, 2014
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
Putin has created a special economic zone in the Far East as part of a broader effort to boost ties to Asia.
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
April 17, 2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
A future NATO-like organization in Asia seems more likely than a European NATO seemed at the end of WWII.
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
April 16, 2014
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
The southwest province deserves to be known for more than the recent terrorist attack.
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
Vietnam Frees Some Dissidents Amid TPP Trade Talks
April 16, 2014
Vietnam Frees Some Dissidents Amid TPP Trade Talks
With an eye on a TPP trade deal, Vietnam releases some high profile writers and activists.
Vietnam Frees Some Dissidents Amid TPP Trade Talks
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
April 12, 2014
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Obama’s approval ratings in Asia rose 8 percent last year, even as they declined among those most concerned about China.
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
April 11, 2014
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
The IMF thinks so, but some challenging reforms will be needed if China is to avoid the middle-income trap.
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
April 10, 2014
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
The Boao Forum for Asia showcases China's dream of regional leadership on both economic and security issues.
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
Overstating the China Threat?
April 10, 2014
Overstating the China Threat?
Calls for substantial new investments in U.S. military hardware seem a little hasty.
Overstating the China Threat?
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
April 09, 2014
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
Keen to boost its presence in the Pacific, Canada is well placed to help soothe tensions in East Asia.
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
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
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Gears Up for Next Round
April 08, 2014
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Gears Up for Next Round
Hearings in the next case against surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are expected to begin later this year.
Khmer Rouge Tribunal Gears Up for Next Round
South China Sea: Regional States Push Back Against China
April 07, 2014
South China Sea: Regional States Push Back Against China
South China Sea claimant states have begun pushing back against China’s assertiveness.
South China Sea: Regional States Push Back Against China
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
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