September 27, 2021
Indonesia: Dividing the Spoils
By Luke Hunt
A conversation with Keith Loveard about inequity and his latest book.
August 19, 2021
COVID-19: A Catalyst for Rising Inequality in Thailand
By Tita Sanglee
The current COVID-19 outbreak has exacerbated the country's already wide gap between rich and poor.
September 09, 2017
India’s Biggest Shopping Mall Reflects Rich-Poor Divide
By Rukhsar Ansari and Vishal Arora
A literal wall hides the poor from those going to the mall next door.
December 05, 2014
What Hong Kong Occupy Could Achieve
By Stratos Pourzitakis
The protestors may not win genuine universal suffrage for 2017, but they may do something even more important.
November 04, 2014
Piketty in Seoul: Rising Income Inequality in South Korea
By Steven Denney
Advocates of the bestselling French author are calling for major reforms in South Korea.
June 19, 2014
South Korea’s Incoherent Economic Policy
By Yong Kwon
The Park administration is struggling to craft policies that can address growing inequality and slowing growth.
May 23, 2013
Water Scarcity and Social Equality in China
By tackling water scarcity head on, Beijing is improving social equality and fostering sustainable development.
January 03, 2013
Cambodia's Economic Challenge
Even as the skyline of Phnom Penh grows with the symbols of modern architecture, Cambodia’s economy still faces a host of challenges.
October 13, 2012
Politics Meets Poverty in Southeast Asia
Governments are spending vast sums to reduce crushing poverty. While the cause is a noble one the reasoning and approach may be faulty.
November 14, 2010
Is China’s Growth Sustainable?
By Calvin Wong
The Diplomat's inaugural student essay contest winner Calvin Wong writes about Chinese economic growth - and wins a trip to Japan to help us cover the APEC summit.
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