Politically, It’s Just Bad Luck
A record number of by-elections in Malaysia is down largely to the disturbing number of deaths among politicians.
Power Before the People?
Japan’s problems didn’t begin with the DPJ. If elections are to mean anything, a party needs a fair crack at the whip.
Malaysia Gears Up for Early Poll
Has recent UNMO success raised the likelihood that Prime Minister Najib Razak will call an early election?
Media Falls Short on Burma
Some parts of the media refused to cover Burma’s election. Did they let the Burmese people down with their decision?
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
Why is Burma actually holding elections? It’s a question that’s been strangely overlooked. Here are some theories.
Machimura’s By-election Win
Odds were in favour of the LDP heavyweight. We shouldn’t read too much into the DPJ’s defeat.
Afghan Parliamentary Elections
Nine years after 9/11, frustration and uncertainty prevail in Afghanistan, as the country prepares for its parliamentary elections on Saturday. Karlos Zurutuza reports.
No Downtime for PM Kan
The rising yen, economy, Futenma issue, China… Naoto Kan hasn’t got the time to relax.
Kan Holds Onto Japan Leadership
Prime Minister Naoto Kan has survived a close-fought challenge to his leadership by Ichiro Ozawa.
Ozawa-Kan Leadership Finale
The DPJ election circus is coming to a close. But will lawmakers be listening to the Japanese public?
A DPJ Disenfranchisement
Japan’s ruling party has not only taken away the people’s vote, it fails to address the key point.
DPJ’s Grim Reaper?
By running for prime minister, Ichiro Ozawa could tear Japan’s ruling party apart.