January 26, 2011
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.
January 25, 2011
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.
November 11, 2010
Malaysia Gears Up for Early Poll
Has recent UNMO success raised the likelihood that Prime Minister Najib Razak will call an early election?
November 09, 2010
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?
November 02, 2010
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
Why is Burma actually holding elections? It’s a question that’s been strangely overlooked. Here are some theories.
October 25, 2010
Machimura’s By-election Win
Odds were in favour of the LDP heavyweight. We shouldn’t read too much into the DPJ’s defeat.
September 16, 2010
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.
September 15, 2010
No Downtime for PM Kan
The rising yen, economy, Futenma issue, China… Naoto Kan hasn’t got the time to relax.
September 14, 2010
Kan Holds Onto Japan Leadership
Prime Minister Naoto Kan has survived a close-fought challenge to his leadership by Ichiro Ozawa.
September 13, 2010
Ozawa-Kan Leadership Finale
The DPJ election circus is coming to a close. But will lawmakers be listening to the Japanese public?
September 03, 2010
A DPJ Disenfranchisement
Japan’s ruling party has not only taken away the people’s vote, it fails to address the key point.
August 27, 2010
DPJ’s Grim Reaper?
By running for prime minister, Ichiro Ozawa could tear Japan’s ruling party apart.