Pakistan Gets Ready for Elections
By Umair Jamal
Parties and politicians are accusing each other of receiving support from the caretaker government.
Philippine House Voices Support For Talks With Communist Rebels
By Sebastian Strangio
The support came a day after Vice President Sara Duterte denounced the resumption of talks with the communist NDFP.
Facing a Rigged Election, Hong Kongers Are Expected to ‘Lie Flat’
By Michael Mo
Outright calls for a boycott risk legal trouble, but Hong Kongers are not enthused about Sunday's District Council elections.
Hong Kong’s Choiceless Elections: A Cautionary Tale for Taiwan
By Neal E. Robbins
The end of Hong Kong’s once-vibrant political culture rings a clear warning bell for Taiwan.
South Korea’s Failed World Expo Bid Sparks President Yoon’s First Apology
By Eunwoo Lee
Busan’s wildly unsuccessful bid to host World Expo 2030 unnerved the government and voters alike.
Modi Juggernaut Wipes Out Congress in India’s ‘Hindi Heartland’
By Kavita Chowdhury
But for winning the southern state of Telangana, the opposition Congress performed dismally in recent state assembly elections.
Bill on Flag Redesign Survives First Reading in Kyrgyzstan’s Parliament
By Colleen Wood
Government officials say the current iteration, which was designed just after independence, looks like a sunflower.
What US Officials and Activists Should Know About the Khalistan Movement
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Contrary to what activists claim in Western capitals, Sikhs in India are not facing genocide or persecution, nor are they deprived of political agency.
German Prosecutor Rejects Petition For Myanmar Criminal Probe
By Sebastian Strangio
The complaint, filed by the advocacy group Fortify Rights, requested an investigation into military atrocities committed since 2016.
Cambodian PM Hun Manet Poised for Bureaucratic Shake-up
By Luke Hunt
The new government is facing Chinese pressure to weed out local tycoons involved with Chinese cyberscam syndicates.
Will Lee Jun-seok Be the Wild Card in South Korea’s General Election?
By Jason Morgan and Kenji Yoshida
The popular former party chair could rescue the ruling PPP’s chances next April – or he could torpedo the conservative party’s odds.
Is India Repeating Its Maldives Mistake in Bangladesh?
By Mushfique Wadud
New Delhi’s perceived support for an unpopular incumbent is stoking the fires of anti-India sentiment in Bangladesh.