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The Information Age:N. Korean Style
November 11, 2012
The Information Age:N. Korean Style
The “Hermit Kingdom” has slowly embraced cell phones and cyberspace – on its own terms. Those expecting that technology will lead to a “Pyongyang Spring” will be disappointed.
The Information Age:N. Korean Style
China's Failure in Tibet
October 27, 2012
China's Failure in Tibet
“To our knowledge most of the self-immolation cases in the Tibetan-inhabited regions are related to the instigation of the Dalai clique.”
China's Failure in Tibet
Human Rights Plague Cambodia's UN Bid
October 24, 2012
Human Rights Plague Cambodia's UN Bid
Becoming a non-permanent member on the UN Security Council once seemed assured. Not anymore.
Human Rights Plague Cambodia's UN Bid
Thein Sein: Nobel Laureate?
October 09, 2012
Thein Sein: Nobel Laureate?
Burma’s President is rumored to be a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. If history is a guide, its not as crazy as it may sound.
Thein Sein: Nobel Laureate?
Former Maldives President Arrested
October 09, 2012
Former Maldives President Arrested
President Mohamed Nasheed arrest is the latest blow to this country’s fragile democracy.
Former Maldives President Arrested
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
October 09, 2012
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
If Burma is to embrace democracy, the voices of “the most persecuted people on the planet” must be heard.
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
China, International Law, and Cyberspace
October 08, 2012
China, International Law, and Cyberspace
China wants new treaties governing cyberattacks. Could there be an ulterior motive?
China, International Law, and Cyberspace
New Opportunities for the Women of Burma
October 03, 2012
New Opportunities for the Women of Burma
Female empowerment must be a top priority as Burma moves towards true democracy.
New Opportunities for the Women of Burma
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
September 26, 2012
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
South Korea’s Presidential race takes an interesting turn.
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
Southeast Asia's Internet Dilemma
September 25, 2012
Southeast Asia's Internet Dilemma
Surveillance cameras at internet cafés, harsh accountability standards for webmasters and the specter of self-censorship have many questioning the future of Internet freedom.
Southeast Asia's Internet Dilemma
China's
September 11, 2012
China's "One Country, Two Systems" Under Threat
As mainlanders head to Hong Kong to protest, Chinese authorities are increasingly cracking down on the former British colony.
China's "One Country, Two Systems" Under Threat
Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific
September 08, 2012
Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific
Economically empowering women across the Asia-Pacific could be a game changer. More must be done to break down barriers.
Overcoming Challenges to Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific
September 07, 2012
"Resource Nationalism" Clouds Indonesia’s Economic Prospects
While protectionist measures are partly due to the upcoming election, they’re increasingly a fact-of-life in Indonesia.
"Resource Nationalism" Clouds Indonesia’s Economic Prospects
Indonesia: The Downside of Decentralization
September 05, 2012
Indonesia: The Downside of Decentralization
As a new ICG report documents, devolution can heighten corruption. Overall, it was a net gain for Indonesia.
Indonesia: The Downside of Decentralization
Human Rights Activist Arrested in Cambodia
August 31, 2012
Human Rights Activist Arrested in Cambodia
Authorities have charged the owner of one of the country’s only independent media outlets with sedition.
Human Rights Activist Arrested in Cambodia
Malaysia's New Internet Law
August 30, 2012
Malaysia's New Internet Law
Owner’s of cyber cafés, mobile phone users, and website administrators could face jail time for allowing “seditious comments.”
Malaysia's New Internet Law
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