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Violence begets violence in Cambodia

Peter Ten Keo 22/01/14

Nearly six months after a contested election result, Cambodia’s political future seems increasingly bleak. Some blame the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) for stoking unrest through massive street demonstrations and labor (...)

Nepal’s Disputed Election : Managing Pandora’s Box

Tiago Faia 14/01/14

After a contentious and disputed election, Nepal’s centrist parties are struggling to reach an accord with the Maoists who helped bring down the country’s monarchy. After a contentious and disputed election, Nepal’s centrist parties are struggling (...)

Limits of power-sharing in the Philippines

Noel Tarrazona 07/01/14

Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s government announced on Sunday that it had reached a tentative power-sharing deal with the rebel Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) over contested territories on the southern island of Mindanao. Whether the (...)

Myanmar : Land grabbing as big business

Brian McCartan 11/03/13

Inadequate land laws have opened rural Myanmar to rampant land grabbing by unscrupulous, well-connected businessmen who anticipate a boom in agricultural and property investment. If unchecked, the gathering trend has the potential to undermine (...)

The sea rises in China

Brendan P O'Reilly 15/05/12

Chinese pot-shots at the Philippines over the Scarborough Shoal stand-off reveal that the former’s nationalism sometimes reflects a desire to prevent past humiliations rather than expansionism. While sensitive to the public’s angry demands over (...)

Nationalism and nostalgia win

Anna Powles 27/04/12

In a vote influenced by nationalism and nostalgia, Timor Leste’s voters overwhelmingly chose former defense force chief Jose Maria Vasconcelos, more commonly known by his nom de guerre Taur Matan Ruak, as the young country’s next president. In a (...)

Democracy and death

Larry Jagan 17/06/08

Amid Myanmar’s perhaps worst-ever natural disaster, the ruling junta has pushed through a new constitution which guarantees its future hold on political power. Over the weekend the military government held a referendum on the new charter in the (...)