China

A view from somewhere: An alternative to globalised forms…

December 14, 2018 0

By Xi Wang. A few years ago I was the grader in an undergraduate environmental policy course. The question that most students wanted the answer…

India

Infrastructure and the struggle to adapt to climate change…

December 12, 2018 0

By Karine Gagné. In recent years, scholars have produced a number of critical studies on how communities adapt to climate change. Based on interventions developed…

Pakistan

Karachi Attack Demands a Review of Pakistan’s Security Measures

November 26, 2018 0

Zoha Waseem On 23rd November three armed militants walked into Karachi’s affluent neighbourhood, Clifton. Their target was the Chinese consulate that is protected by barricades,…

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 New Battle for the Third Place in 2018:…

December 6, 2018 0

Written by Dafydd Fell. Four years ago on the eve of the last round of local elections in Taiwan I wrote a piece looking at…

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

President Trump, China has probably done all it can…

December 3, 2018 0

Written by Gregory J. Moore. Despite the hoopla and high expectations surrounding the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore earlier this year,…

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

Strategic Ambiguity: Deconstructing Duterte’s 2018 National Security Strategy

October 1, 2018 0

Written by Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase. A country’s National Security Strategy (NSS) contains guidelines and action-plans to promote national interests and protect the nation from threats…

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…