China

Are capitalists green? Firm ownership and provincial CO2 emissions…

March 18, 2019 0

Written by Usman Khalid. During the last four decades, China has experienced a remarkable economic transformation and emerged as one of the world’s major manufacturing…

India

No achhe din yet in Modi’s India

March 18, 2019 0

Written by Diego Maiorano. In 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to bring achhe din (good days) to India. Voters, especially younger ones, trusted…

Pakistan

The plight of unemployed PhD graduates in Pakistan

March 1, 2019 2

Written by Sher Afzal Hashmi and Shafia Iftekhar. The government of Pakistan set up the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in 2002 to increase the skill…

Bangladesh

The indigenous tribes of Bangladesh: small voices lost in…

November 8, 2018 0

Written by Tanzia Amreen Haq. Bangladesh, with its broken electoral system, diminishing democracy and neglected human rights, lives in a state of violent peace. The…

Taiwan

Is this the “China Dream”?

March 7, 2019 0

Written by Robert S. Wang. On 5 February 2019, Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post (SCMP) published an article entitled “PLA bombers, jet fighters in…

Japan

China and Japan – an unlikely climate partnership?

December 13, 2018 0

By Chris G. Pope. On 7 October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report which focused on the devastating impacts of a…

North Korea

The illusion of personal diplomacy: Can Trump outsmart Kim…

February 27, 2019 0

Written by Peter J. Li. The U.S.-North Korea (officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, DPRK) relations are arguably the most intractable of America’s foreign…

Sri Lanka

Project Hope: A charity from Nottingham improving the lives…

November 6, 2018 0

Kilian Bachmair As part of the Rosie May Foundation’s international internship programme, four students from the University of Nottingham spent three weeks at the foundation’s…

Malaysia

Southeast Asia – drifting towards Digital Authoritarianism?

March 15, 2019 0

Written by Jason Abbott. In the West, the principal concern of most digital activists relates to privacy issues surrounding the collection of data by governments…

Philippines

Southeast Asia – drifting towards Digital Authoritarianism?

March 15, 2019 0

Written by Jason Abbott. In the West, the principal concern of most digital activists relates to privacy issues surrounding the collection of data by governments…

Myanmar

Why nativism rather than nationalism represents Southeast Asia’s democratic…

March 18, 2019 0

Written by Maya Tudor. A rising tide of nationalism is sweeping the globe.  From Xi to Modi to Trump, the world’s most populous countries have…