Editors' Pick

Malaysia provides a lesson to countries in Asia and beyond about how seemingly timeless dominance of power can instantly disappear when the popular will is exercised. The Barisan Nasional coalition held uninterrupted power in Malaysia for six decades. Its defeat at the hands of the Alliance of Hope coalition led...

Why Trump’s Legacy and America’s Future in the Region Hinges on...

The crisis in Hong Kong may not be receiving the full attention of the Trump administration with their focus on trade negotiations, immigration, Iran,...

Demystifying Trump Administration’s “Human Rights” Approach towards China

Donald Trump may be considered as the president with the least democratic and the most autocratic characteristics in modern American history. As Trump has...

Why China-U.S. Trade War is a Test for Autocratic and Democratic...

When the China-U.S. trade war started a year ago, China was apparently on the defensive. It promised astronomical amount of imports from the U.S....
Malaysia provides a lesson to countries in Asia and beyond about how seemingly timeless dominance of power can instantly disappear when the popular will is exercised. The Barisan Nasional coalition held uninterrupted power in Malaysia for six decades. Its defeat at the hands of the Alliance of Hope coalition led...
Myanmar’s State Counselor, Aung San Suu Kyi (the de facto leader of the ruling National League For Democracy government), while delivering a Keynote speech at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (held along side the ASEAN Summit) in November 2018, pitched for greater investments from ASEAN countries. During her her address...
The violent crackdown against pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong is a tragedy in its own right and a warning of the dangers that await Cambodia unless it returns to the path of peaceful democracy. As part of the ongoing anti-democratic crackdown in Hong Kong, a mob of men on July...
Singapore's growth estimates for 2019 have been brought down to 0-1%, by the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). This is significantly lower than the earlier forecast in the range of 1.5%-2.5%. While GDP growth in the second quarter was estimated at 0.1% by the MTI, the GDP growth for...