Tag Archives: Asia

Hong Kong: China’s Elusive Jewel

Beijing’s approach to Hong Kong is part of the surge in Chinese nationalism engendered by economic success.

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Hong Kong: The West’s Last Colony

Hong Kong was the last significant Western colonial possession. Its handover to China marked the rise of Asia.

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Lee Kuan Yew’s Two Houses

Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy goes far beyond his house.

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The Taiwanese Dream Vs. China’s Reality

Trump or no Trump: Taiwan’s path for growth is curtailed by a political roadblock, the PRC’s “One China” policy.

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The China Dream Hits Reality

Asian ports: Pitfalls of China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative.

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Asia on the Brink of (Trade) War?

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, the Asia-Pacific region faces a lot of internal divisions over trade strategies.

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Rethinking the Future of Asia: Moving Beyond U.S. Dominance

Asia needs to discover a bridge between multipolarity and multilateralism. India could play an important role as a “bridge power.”

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Bangladesh: Still Not On the Global Radar

Where does Bangladesh stand with regard to its fertility rate, population and media freedom?

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Duterte: The Making of a Philippines President

What can be expected of a prizefighter-turned-death-squad-mayor in the country’s top job?

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Rising Asia: Uneven Journey, Promising Future

Young Asians may not be wiser than older generations, but we share a more peace-oriented consensus.

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