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Thailand’s Quest for a New Prime Minister
Thailand’s prolonged quest for a new prime minister is a test of the country’s cohesion and talent for political compromise, writes Siripan Nogsuan Sawasdee.
Asialink Webinar Series: The Future of Pragmatism in Cambodia: Election Analysis
On 23 July, general elections were held in Cambodia to elect members of the National Assembly.This year's elections are ambiguous in nature, with many people asking 'how could these elections create change?' After the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, the main opposition party in 2017, many have claimed that voting has simply become a sign of loyalty to the Cambodian People's Party (CPP). The CPP is current led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who assumed this position in 1984, making him one of the world's longest serving leaders.
Time for action not words from Manila on Human Rights
As Ferdinand Marcos Jr. enters his second year in office, the Philippines President must back up his promises to improve human rights with action, including accountability for past crimes, writes Carlos Conde.
Middle-Power Diplomacy: Decoding Vietnam’s Recent Diplomatic Endeavours
Vietnam’s engagement with regional middle powers such as Australia, India and South Korea enhances its autonomy in a time of intensified great power competition between China and the US, writes Nguyen Khac Giang.
America’s Myanmar Policy Is All Wrong
China’s rapidly growing footprint in Myanmar is America’s strategic loss, and it is the direct result of America's own policies, writes Brahma Chellaney.