China

The Politics of “Displaying” China: The British Museum and…

July 13, 2018 0

Written by Jennifer Y.J. Hsu. The refurbishment and reopening of the Joseph Hutong Gallery at the British Museum in November 2017, which houses the South…

India

Nationalism, the Hindu State and Nuclear Power

July 11, 2018 0

Written by Shreya Singh The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has been rhetorically assertive on nationalism, security, defense and geopolitical issues. This assertive stance seems to…

Pakistan

Social media: awakening, liberating and empowering the Pakistani voters

July 4, 2018 0

Written by Khalid Jarral. In the run-up to the general elections in Pakistan social media continues to awaken, liberate and empower the Pakistani voters. Unlike the…

Bangladesh

In pre-poll Bangladesh, is the Drug War a guise…

June 22, 2018 0

Written by Tasneem Khalil. When Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina appeared at a press conference recently in Dhaka, she was in top form — save…

Taiwan

Contemporary Japan-Taiwan Relations in Historical Context

July 13, 2018 0

Written by Robert Hoppens. Taiwan has recently become the focus of renewed international concern. The election of President Tsai Ying-wen of the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive…

Japan

Contemporary Japan-Taiwan Relations in Historical Context

July 13, 2018 0

Written by Robert Hoppens. Taiwan has recently become the focus of renewed international concern. The election of President Tsai Ying-wen of the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive…

North Korea

Middle powers showing initiative: North and South Korea getting…

June 4, 2018 0

Written by Liang Tuang Nah. On 24 May, President Trump called off the planned 12 June summit with Chairman Kim Jong-un of North Korea, to…

Sri Lanka

Japan's Indo-Pacific strategy: The importance of Sri Lanka

May 1, 2018 0

Written by Anne-Léonore Dardenne. Reacting to an increasingly assertive China, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has looked to expand his country’s influence in the Indo-Pacific.…

Malaysia

The implications of Najib Razak’s arrest for Malaysia: The…

July 10, 2018 0

Written by Scott Edwards. Former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s arrest follows Malaysia’s historic general election, which saw the first change of government since independence. It…

Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte’s Sexism and its Impact on Filipino Women

July 9, 2018 0

Written by Lyz Tab On the 4th of June, President Rodrigo Duterte courted controversy for kissing a woman on the lips during a press conference.…

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…