China

ASEAN and the rise of China

August 16, 2019 0

Written by Anne Booth. Image Credit: 170511 ASEAN Business Dialogue 3156 by Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken/Flickr; Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By the early 2000s, the…

India

The move in Kashmir raises questions about conflict management…

August 16, 2019 0

Image Credit: flowcomm/Flickr; Licence: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0). Written by Smitana Saikia. India will now have 28 states. The state of Jammu and…

Pakistan

Balochistan’s development needs ignored in Pakistan’s federal budget for…

July 26, 2019 0

Written by Adnan Aamir. Image Credit: Gwadar, Pakistan by umairadeeb/Flickr; Licence: CC BY 2.0. The federal government of Pakistan unveiled its budget for the fiscal year 2019–20…

Bangladesh

Money politics and the structural power of business in…

July 25, 2019 2

Written by Farid Uddin Ahmed. Image Credit: Bangladesh Bank by ASaber91/Flickr; Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. Since the mid-1980s, money politics has emerged as a new but critical aspect of…

Taiwan

An analysis of President Tsai’s victory in the presidential…

June 26, 2019 0

Written by Timothy S. Rich. Image Credit: Thierry Ehrmann/Flickr; Licence CC BY 2.0. On Thursday 13 June 2019 Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen won the Democratic Progressive Party’s…

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 Sino-Russian Partnership and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis

June 21, 2019 0

Written by Elizabeth Wishnick. Image Credit: Tri-Border area by Caitriana Nicholson/Flickr, License: CC BY-SA 2.0. This brief outlines Chinese and Russian interests in North Korea, examines how…

Sri Lanka

Cricketing diary: The 2019 World Cup

July 1, 2019 0

Image Credit: 2019 Cricket World Cup by Trending Topics 2019/Flickr, Licence: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Written by Anna Parkinson The 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC)…

Malaysia

Crazy Rich Asians and competing Asian subjectivities

August 9, 2019 0

Written by Mark Gallagher. Image Credit (header image and included screenshots): Crazy Rich Asians (2018). Directed by Jon M. Chu. [Film]. US: Warner Bros. Enterntainment. The…

Philippines

Fishing in troubled waters: Defence status as an explanatory…

August 16, 2019 0

Image credit: ‘Rodrigo Duterte ภาพจาก https://commons.wikimedia.org’ by Prachatai is licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Written by Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase. In July 2016, the verdict which…

Myanmar

Book review: ‘Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar’

August 15, 2019 0

Written by Debby Sze Wan Chan. Image Credit: ‘‘Untitled" by gforbes /CC; Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. Since the dissolution of the military regime in 2011, discussions about…