Discourse is Power: How HK Leaders Could Win Back Public Trust
Politics,Hotspots,East Asia
By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 16 Aug 2019

Discourse is Power: How HK Leaders Could Win Back Public Trust

The ability to mobilize several thousand misinformed youths to paralyze airport operations showed the mastery of the radicals to use modern media platforms to spread false or fake news to rally the crowd.
The Geo-Politics of Internal Reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir
Politics,South Asia

By Chayanika Saxena - 15 Aug 2019

The Geo-Politics of Internal Reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir

Media, Agenda Setting and the Space Race
Politics,Society

By Martand Jha - 14 Aug 2019

Media, Agenda Setting and the Space Race

Taiwan’s 2020 Elections: Too Many Unknowns and Incalculables
Politics,East Asia

Taiwan’s 2020 Elections: Too Many Unknowns and Incalculables

Polls in Taiwan on the issue of independence and unification indicate that most residents support keeping the status quo. Does that mean supporting independence? It does if one believes Taiwan is already independent. Otherwise it doesn’t.
India-US Relations: Natural Partners, With Conditions Applied
Politics,Economy,South Asia

India-US Relations: Natural Partners, With Conditions Applied

Into its second term with a resounding majority, the domestically upbeat government at the center in India is experiencing international turbulence, generated by a cause not unknown, a moody United States of America.
Hong Kong’s Time of Reckoning is Close
Politics,Hotspots,East Asia

Hong Kong’s Time of Reckoning is Close

The general strike called by Hong Kong’s anti-extradition bill netizens on August 5, 2019 wreaked havoc in the city. The general strike reflected both the strengths and weaknesses of the anti-extradition movement and offered some clues on how to resolve the impasse.
Why Do Countries Sign Up with China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
Politics,Economy,China

Why Do Countries Sign Up with China’s Belt and Road Initiative?

From the Chinese perspective, openness and inclusiveness are perhaps the most attractive points about the BRI. For the Chinese government, the BRI is a multilateral vehicle designed for those who want it for developmental purposes based on market forces.
By Tai Wei Lim - 06 Aug 2019 | 0 comments Read more...
US-Cambodia Ties at New Low After Chinese Naval Outpost Report
Politics,Security,Southeast Asia

US-Cambodia Ties at New Low After Chinese Naval Outpost Report

The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed US officials, reported that Cambodia had signed a secret pact with China to allow the latter exclusive rights to part of the Kingdom’s Ream Naval Base on the Gulf of Thailand.
The Two Sides of the Taiwan Strait: A Contrarian View
Politics,East Asia

The Two Sides of the Taiwan Strait: A Contrarian View

There are some thorny issues facing the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, namely the sales of weapon systems by the US, the calls for independence by DPP hardliners, the tendency of Beijing to “contain” Taiwan, and the need to exercise wisdom in running Hong Kong.
Taiwan’s 2020 Elections: What Could be the PLA’s Possible Strategies?
Politics,East Asia

Taiwan’s 2020 Elections: What Could be the PLA’s Possible Strategies?

China released a white paper titled China’s National Defense in the New Era and named Taiwan separatists and their activities as the “gravest immediate threat” to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and the “biggest barrier” to the peaceful reunification of the country.
Cambodia’s Ties with China: What are the Challenges?
Politics,China,Southeast Asia

Cambodia’s Ties with China: What are the Challenges?

In the last decade or so, Cambodia has moved much closer to China in almost every aspect, leading some to view Cambodia-China relations as a client-patron relationship. This relationship is widely seen as based on convergent interests and a basic “quid pro quo”.
By Veasna Var - 31 Jul 2019 | 0 comments Read more...
Japan-South Korea Feud: Economic and Geo-political Ramifications
Politics,Economy,East Asia

Japan-South Korea Feud: Economic and Geo-political Ramifications

Recently, Japan imposed protectionist measures as a retaliation against South Korean court rulings. Japan’s new trade protectionism measures seemed to threaten South Korea’s chip making industry and this had evoked strong reactions.
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