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Can a Global Pandemic Resuscitate SAARC?
March 23, 2020

Can a Global Pandemic Resuscitate SAARC?

By Bansari Kamdar
SAARC has been reactivated as South Asia braces for the worst of COVID–19.
Kyrgyzstan’s Meme-Makers Take on Serious Social and Political Issues
March 21, 2020

Kyrgyzstan’s Meme-Makers Take on Serious Social and Political Issues

By Colleen Wood
While COVID-19 dominates Kyrgyzstan’s media landscape, citizens make memes to keep now-distant social issues relevant.

China Exonerates Doctor Reprimanded for Warning About Virus
March 21, 2020

China Exonerates Doctor Reprimanded for Warning About Virus

By Associated Press
Li Wenliang was posthumously exonerated, and the police who reprimanded him have been punished.

Remembering Cambodia’s 1970 Coup
March 20, 2020

Remembering Cambodia’s 1970 Coup

By Andrew Nachemson
A look back at a significant development in the country with implications that continue to play out today.

Thailand Tightens Restrictions Amid Growing Coronavirus Fears
March 20, 2020

Thailand Tightens Restrictions Amid Growing Coronavirus Fears

By Associated Press
The country is firming up regulations regarding international travel and domestic movement, even as the government worries about the economic impact.
Indonesia’s Stalled Coronavirus Response
March 20, 2020

Indonesia’s Stalled Coronavirus Response

By Asmiati Malik
Jokowi's unscientific approach in fighting the coronavirus may backfire.

Taiwan Closes Borders in Preparation for Possible ‘Second Wave’ of the Coronavirus
March 20, 2020

Taiwan Closes Borders in Preparation for Possible ‘Second Wave’ of the Coronavirus

By Nick Aspinwall
The country has managed to contain the outbreak, but it’s on edge after an influx of imported cases from foreign tourists and returning Taiwanese travelers.
US Diplomats Urge Afghans to Set Political Squabbles Aside
March 19, 2020

US Diplomats Urge Afghans to Set Political Squabbles Aside

By Catherine Putz
Top U.S. diplomats dealing with the Afghan conundrum have urged unity and progress; but the political impasse in Kabul persists.

Why the Global Coronavirus Pandemic Could Get Worse for Southeast Asia
March 19, 2020

Why the Global Coronavirus Pandemic Could Get Worse for Southeast Asia

By David Hutt
Recent indications suggest that the region’s problem could exacerbate in the coming weeks.

Philippines Lifts Deadline Amid Drastic Coronavirus Quarantine
March 19, 2020

Philippines Lifts Deadline Amid Drastic Coronavirus Quarantine

By Associated Press
The Philippines lifted a deadline for thousands of foreign travelers to leave the northern third of the country, including the capital, on Wednesday.

India’s Assault on Muslims Is Rooted in Economic Incompetence
March 19, 2020

India’s Assault on Muslims Is Rooted in Economic Incompetence

By Shruti Rajagopalan
Modi is solidifying his core Hindu base because, with his economic record, he cannot count on support from a broader constituency.
COVID-19 and Xi Jinping: How the Strongman Got Stronger
March 19, 2020

COVID-19 and Xi Jinping: How the Strongman Got Stronger

By Thomas Reilly
Surprisingly, China's Xi is poised to politically profit from the deadly outbreak, both at home and abroad.

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