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How One Nation and UAP Fit Into Australia’s Political Landscape
June 28, 2022

How One Nation and UAP Fit Into Australia’s Political Landscape

By Grant Wyeth
Australia cannot be complacent about the votes that both One Nation and the UAP attracted in the last election.
Arrests and Censorship Mark Rodrigo Duterte’s Final Month in Power
June 28, 2022

Arrests and Censorship Mark Rodrigo Duterte’s Final Month in Power

By Mong Palatino
The president has solidified his reputation as a leader who enabled the rapid deterioration of human rights in the Philippines.

Constitutional Changes Ahead for Uzbekistan
June 28, 2022

Constitutional Changes Ahead for Uzbekistan

By Catherine Putz
Mirziyoyev looks set to follow in his predecessor's footsteps, tinkering with the constitution to stay in power indefinitely.

Cambodia Confirms CPP’s Landslide Victory in Commune Election
June 27, 2022

Cambodia Confirms CPP’s Landslide Victory in Commune Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Hun Sen's party won nearly three-quarters of the vote in an election marred by claims of vote-buying and intimidation.

China’s ‘Fragmented Authoritarianism’ During the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 25, 2022

China’s ‘Fragmented Authoritarianism’ During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Zhenze Huang
China’s pandemic response has been heavily mediated by the always-complex relationship between central and local governments.
Japan’s PM Kishida Faces a Crucial National Election
June 24, 2022

Japan’s PM Kishida Faces a Crucial National Election

By Purnendra Jain and Takeshi Kobayashi
Amid economic turmoil, how will Japan’s ruling bloc fare in upper house polls on July 10?

India Prepares to Elect Its 15th President
June 24, 2022

India Prepares to Elect Its 15th President

By Tarushi Aswani
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate, Draupadi Murmu, who is a tribal woman, is poised to win.
China’s Political Surveillance System Keeps Growing
June 23, 2022

China’s Political Surveillance System Keeps Growing

By Chauncey Jung
As long feared, China’s COVID-19 measures are being integrated into its architecture of political repression.

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi Trial to New Prison Facility
June 23, 2022

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi Trial to New Prison Facility

By Sebastian Strangio
The ousted leader's transfer came as the military administration's defense minister attended an ASEAN meeting in Cambodia.

In Laos, Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh Is In Trouble
June 23, 2022

In Laos, Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh Is In Trouble

By David Hutt
Since he took the reins last year, the country's economy has entered a downward economic spiral with no clear end in sight.

Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report
June 22, 2022

Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
A Thailand-based NGO claims that Thai police have detained nearly 20,000 people trying to cross the border in the last five months alone.
Leading Thai Opposition Figure Charged With Royal Defamation
June 22, 2022

Leading Thai Opposition Figure Charged With Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
Piyabutr Saengkanokkul is the second former leader of the banned Future Forward Party to be charged under Section 112 of the Criminal Code.

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