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China’s domestic issues may hinder global ambitions
The key conclusion to draw from China’s party congress is that the country’s greatest challenges are overwhelmingly domestic ones and Xi Jinping’s success in meeting them will determine the fate of his leadership, writes Colin Heseltine.
Reading the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China: Dimensions of Change
While international analysis of the Communist Party of China Congress focused on the membership of the core leadership groups, a better guide to the future of China could be found elsewhere in the business agenda of the Congress, writes David Goodman.
Hard Choices in Indonesia's Presidential Race
The jostling for Indonesia's 2024 presidential election has begun, putting a tough choice in front of the biggest political party in parliament, writes Made Supriatama.
The Challenge of Identity in Modern Asia
Tensions between traditional values and the aspirations of a growing middle class for social modernity is a feature of many Asian societies. In these articles, two leading scholars of Indonesia and Singapore, Max Lane and Michael Barr, explore the challenge from two angles - controversies over pressure for jilbab use in state schools in Indonesia and the rights of the LGBTQI community in Singapore.
Beyond US-China relations: Towards an inclusive and pluralistic Indo-Pacific order
The future of Indo-Pacific order need not be solely determined by US-China relations, writes Tsutomu Kikuchi. Strengthening the resilience of regional states can lead to an inclusive and shared rules-based order.