China

The implications of expanding Chinese global access

February 20, 2019 0

Written by Bert Chapman. Section 1259b of the US 2018 defence spending law (Public Law 115-91) directed the US Defense and State Departments to assess the…

India

Redefining the issues in Kashmir

February 5, 2019 0

Khalid Jarral Following the example of his predecessors, Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed his inability to engage in mediation or preventive action on the Kashmir…

Pakistan

China’s BRI in Pakistan – a poster child for…

January 29, 2019 0

Filippo Boni and Katharine Adeney By making the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) the poster child of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China has invested…

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

The lamb goes quietly to the slaughter

February 18, 2019 0

Written by Linda Gail Arrigo. Recently, on 20 October 2018, diehard Taiwan Independence forces mustered by the chairman of Formosa TV, Kuo Pei-hung (郭倍宏), held…

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

North Korean denuclearisation: Verification in a quid pro quo…

February 19, 2019 0

Written by Nah Liang Tuang. Apparent significant progress in North Korean denuclearisation should be treated with cautious optimism. If Pyongyang's sincerity can be verified, there…

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

Energy security in Malaysia: Current and future scenarios

December 11, 2018 0

By Saleh Shadman, Christina Chin M.M. and Novita Sakundarini. Energy security is one of the main concerns that lurks behind almost every country’s energy policy.…

Philippines

Replaying history, or why the Philippines should participate in…

February 20, 2019 0

Written by Lou Antolihao. In what appeared to be the most controversial event in the recent 2018 Commonwealth Games, video replays confirmed England sprinter Zharnel…

Myanmar

Preaching hate and violence: The (militant) Buddhist perspective

June 5, 2018 0

Written by Peter Lehr. When discussing religion and violence in Southeast Asia, the first concept that usually comes to mind is that of jihad or…