China

China’s banks are struggling – but don’t blame just…

April 19, 2019 0

Written by Sara Hsu. China’s banks are facing strong headwinds as the authorities attempt to keep their risks down and liquidity up. The crackdown on shadow…

India

The regional aims to become the new national: The…

April 18, 2019 0

Written by Maidul Islam. West Bengal (WB) is the third largest state in India, with 42 seats in the Lok Sabha after Uttar Pradesh (UP)…

Pakistan

A strategic shift in the foreign policy of Pakistan…

March 29, 2019 0

Written by Anam Fatima. In the contemporary process of globalisation, the sources of threats have also diversified, and a multi-dimensional approach is required to address…

Bangladesh

Towards a better performing and more ethical civil service…

March 22, 2019 0

Written by Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling, Taiabur Rahman, Kazi Maruful Islam, Christian Schuster and Kim Sass Mikkelsen. Effective governance is essential for economic development and hence it…

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 Hanoi Summit: Ruined by over-ambitious hard bargaining?

March 21, 2019 0

Written by Liang Tuang Nah. From 27–28 February 2019, US President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Chairman Kim Jong-un in Vietnam's capital Hanoi…

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

Peacebuilding from the grassroots: Resolving conflicts in Mindanao

April 1, 2019 0

Written by Julius Cesar Trajano. The peace process between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was hailed as a significant step…

Myanmar

Myanmar’s stalled peace process

April 3, 2019 0

Written by Ashley South. Recent international attention in Myanmar has been focused on the plight of the Rohingya population of Northern Rakhine State, 700,000 of…