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Perception of Corruption Stagnates Across Asia
January 31, 2023

Perception of Corruption Stagnates Across Asia

By Catherine Putz
Governments in Asia are perceived to be as corrupt as ever.

Kashmir Welcomes Rahul Gandhi and His Bharat Jodo Yatra
January 31, 2023

Kashmir Welcomes Rahul Gandhi and His Bharat Jodo Yatra

By Numan Bhat and Mehroob Mushtaq
The politician's Unite India March ended on January 30 in Srinagar, where he was welcomed by local politicians.
Indian Opposition’s ‘Unity March’ Ends in Disputed Kashmir
January 30, 2023

Indian Opposition’s ‘Unity March’ Ends in Disputed Kashmir

By Aijaz Hussain
In Kashmir, the Congress Party’s Rahul Gandhi set a conciliatory tone by expressing support for the restoration of the democratic processes and Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood.

Philippines Refuses to Cooperate With ‘Unacceptable’ ICC Drug War Investigation
January 30, 2023

Philippines Refuses to Cooperate With ‘Unacceptable’ ICC Drug War Investigation

By Sebastian Strangio
Last week, the International Criminal Court ordered the restarting of its investigation into former President Rodrigo Duterte's violent "war on drugs."

Marcos and the Philippines at Davos
January 30, 2023

Marcos and the Philippines at Davos

By Mong Palatino
Since taking office in July, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has undertaken eight trips abroad, with a ninth to come next month.

China Suddenly Abandoned Its Zero COVID Policy. How Did It Start In The First Place?
January 28, 2023

China Suddenly Abandoned Its Zero COVID Policy. How Did It Start In The First Place?

By Ceren Ergenc
We tend to think China has a strict, top-down COVID-19 policy, but local variation is what really shaped the outcome, from beginning to end. 

Australia Day, Invasion Day: Evolving the Idea of Australia
January 27, 2023

Australia Day, Invasion Day: Evolving the Idea of Australia

By Grant Wyeth
There is no way to undo past wrongs, but there is an opportunity to evolve the idea of Australia. To the country’s credit, Australia Day has become a day of national self-scrutiny.
The Drivers and Consequences of Vietnam’s January 2023 Political Shake-Up
January 27, 2023

The Drivers and Consequences of Vietnam’s January 2023 Political Shake-Up

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Will Vietnam's political tumult have any geopolitical ramifications?

Pakistan Arrests Senior Leader From Ex-PM Imran Khan’s Party
January 26, 2023

Pakistan Arrests Senior Leader From Ex-PM Imran Khan’s Party

By Munir Ahmed
Police said that Fawad Chaudhry was arrested on a complaint by the Election Commission of Pakistan that he had intimidated election officials.

How Xi Jinping Used the CCP Constitution to Cement His Power
January 26, 2023

How Xi Jinping Used the CCP Constitution to Cement His Power

By Jarek Grzywacz
Xi’s eventual successor will face the problem of major revisions to the party constitution – meaning a complicated transition period.

BBC Film on PM Modi’s Role in 2002 Riots Draws Indian Government Ire
January 25, 2023

BBC Film on PM Modi’s Role in 2002 Riots Draws Indian Government Ire

By Sheikh Saaliq and Krutika Pathi
The government has blocked the broadcast of the film in India and banned people from sharing clips on social media, citing emergency powers under its IT laws.
How Does The Myanmar Crisis End?
January 25, 2023

How Does The Myanmar Crisis End?

By David Hutt
The military junta's possible handover of power to a quasi-civilian "transition council" could create complications for the country's resistance forces.

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