Southeast Asia’s Digital Economy to Top $200 Billion in 2022: Report
By Sebastian Strangio
A new report claims that the region's digital economy could be worth more than $200 billion this year, outpacing previous projections.
President Biden Confirmed for Summits in Cambodia, Indonesia
By Sebastian Strangio
Meanwhile, Vice President Kamala Harris will represent the U.S. at the upcoming APEC Summit in Bangkok.
Why China Could Tighten its Purse Strings on CPEC Projects
By Mariyam Suleman Anees
Pakistan’s inability to pay off its existing debt to China, and the slowdown of the Chinese economy, could make Beijing cautious about lending more to Pakistan.
The Tyranny of Compelled Speech in Cambodia
By David Hutt
Censorship and self-censorship are less repressive than being forced to express and affirm a regime's lies.
Taking Down the Tatmadaw
By Luke Hunt
A conversation with journalist and Myanmar activist Scott Johnson.
Minerals and China’s Military Assistance in the DR Congo
By Robert Bociaga
Beijing's growing investments in strategic resources in the DRC go hand in hand with increased military assistance intended to secure those assets.
Nguyen Phu Trong’s Trip Highlights Special Relationship Between China and Vietnam
By Nian Peng
The timing of Trong’s visit sends a strong signal that Vietnam is not going to side with the U.S. against China.
The Untold Story of the 2008 Assam Serial Blasts
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
On October 30, 2008, bombings in Assam killed 88 and injured 500. Who was behind the attack – and why?
Pakistan’s Imran Khan, Supporters Start March to Islamabad
By Babar Dogar
The former prime minister is ramping up the pressure on the government that replaced him, demanding early elections.
Why China Won’t Play Power Politics With the US at COP 27
By Taylah Bland
With comparisons no longer in its favor on climate leadership, Beijing will stick to promoting its existing commitments.
US Warns North Korea: Nuclear Attack Will End Kim Regime
By Mitch Shin
In the 2022 Nuclear Posture Review, the United States reiterated its firm stance over North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats.
North Korea Begins Preparations to Open New Trade Offices Throughout Russia
By Seulkee Jang
There has been speculation inside North Korea that the country has received Russian food and oil in return for Pyongyang’s international support for Moscow’s war in Ukraine.