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Tajikistan Sets Date for Presidential Election
August 06, 2020

Tajikistan Sets Date for Presidential Election

By Catherine Putz
There is now an official date for Tajikistan’s next presidential election: October 11.
Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split
August 05, 2020

Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split

By Pradip Adhikari
A split in the NCP would be bad for the factions involved as well as the country writ large.

Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation
August 05, 2020

Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation

By Conrad Guimaraes
Moving forward, the PAP will need to consider how to manage the electoral impact of several key trends. 

Will South Korea Relocate Its Administrative Capital?
August 05, 2020

Will South Korea Relocate Its Administrative Capital?

By Tae-jun Kang
The Democratic Party raised the idea amid soaring real estate prices in Seoul -- and dwindling populations in the rest of the country.

Elections in a Pandemic: Lessons From Asia
August 05, 2020

Elections in a Pandemic: Lessons From Asia

By Adhy Aman
Mongolia, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea prove that COVID-19 elections are possible, but difficult.
Rajapaksa Brothers Expect Strong Support in Sri Lanka Polls
August 04, 2020

Rajapaksa Brothers Expect Strong Support in Sri Lanka Polls

By Associated Press
There are at least four Rajapaksa family members contesting seats in the Parliament election scheduled for Wednesday.

Who Will Be China’s Next Premier?
August 04, 2020

Who Will Be China’s Next Premier?

By Andrei Lungu
Because of the focus on what Xi will do in 2022, an important question has been ignored: who will take Li Keqiang’s place?
Kashmir and the Forgotten History of India’s Princely States
August 04, 2020

Kashmir and the Forgotten History of India’s Princely States

By Sarath Pillai
As far as the princely states are concerned, the history of independent India is full of inviolable safeguards being broken.

Why Was a Solo Protester Jailed in Kazakhstan for Picketing a Chinese Consulate?
August 04, 2020

Why Was a Solo Protester Jailed in Kazakhstan for Picketing a Chinese Consulate?

By Catherine Putz
Just because Kazakh-China relations have experienced some bumps lately doesn’t mean Nur-Sultan is ready to accept public protests on the matter.

A Year After Article 370’s End, a Dangerous Silence in Kashmir
August 04, 2020

A Year After Article 370’s End, a Dangerous Silence in Kashmir

By Kaisar Andrabi
The abrogation of Article 370 came with a steep cost: the disappearance of the moderate middle, once Kashmir’s political mainstream.

Ram Temple and the Triumph of Sangh Parivar
August 04, 2020

Ram Temple and the Triumph of Sangh Parivar

By Avishek Jha
The groundbreaking on the controversial temple is a testament to the Hindu nationalist movement’s total dominance of society and politics in India.
Will the Galwan Valley Clash Influence India’s Domestic Politics?
August 03, 2020

Will the Galwan Valley Clash Influence India’s Domestic Politics?

By Krzysztof Iwanek
If Bihar is any indication, India’s political scene will not be affected by the recent tensions with China.

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