Over 180 People Killed After Heavy Rains in Nepal and India
By Associated Press
“The people of Nepal and India are sandwiched between the pandemic and worsening climate disasters, heavily impacting millions of lives and livelihoods.”
Hong Kong’s Media Under Siege
By Angeli Datt
As the world celebrates journalists, this year's Nobel Peace Prize recipients, Hong Kong silences the media.
Kazakhstan Still Has a Protest Problem
By Catherine Putz
The Kazakh state still has the final say in who is allowed to engage in public demonstrations.
Are India and Pakistan Looking to Restart Cricket Diplomacy?
By Moazzam Ishaq
An invitation from India’s cricket head to his Pakistani counterpart could provide the opening for a thaw in the broader relationship.
What Do People in Taiwan Think About Their Military?
By Austin Horng-En Wang, Charles K. S. Wu, Fan-Yu Chen, and Yao-Yuan Yeh
As the perceived threat from China rises, people in Taiwan are reevaluating long-held negative views of their military.
New Rule From US Commerce May Help Limit Spread of North Korean Cybercrime
By Jason Bartlett
How does a new rule barring the export and resale of cyber “intrusion software” to China and Russia without the proper license mitigate the North Korean cyber threat?
US, Thailand Mull Crossborder Myanmar Aid Delivery Plan
By Sebastian Strangio
The presence of an established humanitarian presence makes the Thai-Myanmar border a logical conduit for aid.
India Hits 1 Billion Vaccine Doses
By Krutika Pathi
However, there is a huge gap between the numbers who have received one shot and those who are fully immunized.
The Biden Administration Has Shown Unwavering Support for Taiwan
By Derek Grossman
Building on the Trump administration's tough line, President Joe Biden and his cabinet have missed no opportunity to reiterate the U.S. commitment to Taipei.
Opportunities Open Up For Reset in US-India-Pakistan Relations
By Don McLain Gill
India can expect to maximize its relations with the U.S. without worrying about the Pakistan factor.
What’s the Deal With Myanmar’s New Coast Guard?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though the new service marks the realization of a years-long quest, many questions remain about its future direction and evolution.
Myanmar Junta Asks Telenor Executives Not to Leave the Country
By Sebastian Strangio
The Norwegian telecoms firm is awaiting regulatory approval for the sale of its Myanmar operation.