China

Football in Hong Kong

January 16, 2020 0

Picture Credit: Ladies Market by nac888/flickr; Licence: CC BY-NC 2.0. Written by Owain Lacey. Hong Kong is a territory of just 428 square miles with a population…

India

New India, new era: Gunpoint democracy

December 18, 2019 0

Image Credit: DSC_0920 by Suhas Das/Flickr; Licence : CC BY NC 2.0  Written by Nayan Jyoti. Assam has borne the brunt of a massive influx…

Pakistan

The role of the military and an unrecognised political…

November 14, 2019 0

Image credit: Pakistan General Elections 2018 by Commonwealth Secretariat/Flickr, license: CC BY-SA 2.0 Written by Rai Mansoor Imtiaz. The 2018 general election is quite significant in relation to the…

Bangladesh

New India, new era: Gunpoint democracy

December 18, 2019 0

Image Credit: DSC_0920 by Suhas Das/Flickr; Licence : CC BY NC 2.0  Written by Nayan Jyoti. Assam has borne the brunt of a massive influx…

View from Bangladesh

October 25, 2019 0

Taiwan

The China Factor in Taiwan’s 2020 Election and Beyond

January 9, 2020 0

Image credit: 104年11月7日 馬英九總統出席兩岸領導人會面 by 總統府/Flickr, license CC BY 2.0 Written by T.Y. Wang. Taiwan’s citizens will go to the polls on 11 January 2020 to elect their next…

Japan

The proliferation of free trade disagreements (FTDs)

November 8, 2019 0

Image Credit: TrumpDiTprotest3" by Global Justice Now , /Flickr; Licence: CC BY 2.0. Written by Jayant Menon. It was not that long ago that trade economists were concerned…

North Korea

Pyongyang’s cycle of provocation and negotiation: A dispassionate analysis

October 21, 2019 0

Image Credit: Pyongyang by Jen Morgan/Flickr; Licence: CC BY-ND 2.0. Written by Nah Liang Tuang and Shawn Ho. In a recent commentary entitled ‘Handshakes and Missiles:…

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Tamils are faced with a Catch-22

November 12, 2019 0

Image credit: Old Parliament by Scott Edmunds/Flickr, license: CC BY-SA 2.0 Written by Viruben Nandakumar. On 16 November 2019, Sri Lankans will head to the polls to…

Malaysia

Peninsular Malaysia Orang Asli land rights: A new deal…

December 20, 2019 0

Image credit: '"Portrait of Orang Asli Children" by NTLam/flickr; License: CC BY 2.0  Written by Yogeswaran Subramaniam. As many Malaysians question whether the unprecedented change in federal…

Philippines

Sport and colonialism in the Philippines

January 13, 2020 0

Image Credit: village basketball by yumievriwan/Flickr; Licence: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Written by Gerald R. Gems. On 15 February 1898, the USS Maine, an American battleship mysteriously exploded…

Myanmar

The long read: Host communities and refugees in Southeast…

December 19, 2019 0

Image Credit: Hue 1972 by manhai/ Flickr ; Licence: 2.0 Generic (CC By 2.0) Written by Itty Abraham. In May 2019 a workshop was convened at…