Social cohesion will be critical in this new world of the COVID 19 crisis. Asia’s case proves that social cohesion is Janus-faced, working in two opposite directions.
The Western world is on the verge of embarrassing itself to the bone in fighting a health crisis of historic proportions.
The relentless horse trading among Malay politicians has not only undone the result of the 2018 election, but seemingly put an end to a genuinely multi-ethnic coalition.
The once reformist President Joko Widodo, now in his second term, gets swallowed up by the bureaucracy and overall Indonesian politics.
Chinese Buddhists traveled to Sumatra to improve their learning before proceeding to India and Sri Lanka.
Religion is proving an increasingly divisive factor in the politics of Asian nations.
The Silk Road’s historical importance has been vastly exaggerated. It was the sea that was the most important link between east and west.
How will Japan’s new emperor fare when it comes to promoting Japan’s image and interests overseas?