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Putin-Kim Summit : Enter the Russian Factor
President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un on 25 April 2019 in Vladivostok is not unexpected. It merely confirms that Russia has always had a role in trying to resolve the protracted issue of ...
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – Another Term for Jokowi : Some Significant Developments
Joko Widodo is projected by ‘quick counts’ to win the presidency for a second term. However, the election results indicate that the abangan/santri cleavage in Javanese politics remains a key aspect in understanding Indonesian ...
Bill to Protect from Online Falsehoods : Refinements Needed
The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill Singapore is set to introduce should be viewed as a first step in developing a suitable approach towards countering the threat of disinformation online. To ensure ...
Easter Attacks In Sri Lanka
Several near-simultaneous blasts tore through three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the bloodiest outbreak of violence in the South Asian island state since the end of a civil war a decade ago.
Sri Lankan Attacks and Inter-Communal Relations
The recent Sri Lankan attacks risk stigmatising the Muslim community in Sri Lanka while reshaping the fragile inter-communal relations in new ways.
Islamic State : New Phase of Global Expansion?
Despite battlefield losses and reversals in Iraq and Syria, the multiple suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on 21 April 2019 demonstrated that the so-called Islamic State (IS) is entering a new phase of global expansion.
Geometry and thermal stress analysis of in-plane outgassing channels in Al2O3-intermediated InP (die)-to-Si (wafer) bonding
Thermal-mechanical characteristics and outgassing efficiency of integrated in-plane outgassing channels (IPOCs) at Al2O3-intermediated InP (die)-to-Si (wafer) bonding interface is investigated. The IPOCs are introduced and ...
Chromophore pre-maturation for improved speed and sensitivity of split-GFP monitoring of protein secretion
Complementation-dependent fluorescence is a powerful way to study co-localization or interactions between biomolecules. A split-GFP variant, involving the self-associating GFP 1–10 and GFP 11, has previously provided a ...
Ethylene glycol and ethanol oxidation on spinel ni-co oxides in alkaline
This article presents a systematic study on the composition dependence of Ni-Co oxides (NCOs) on their electrocatalytic activities toward ethylene glycol (EG) and ethanol (EtOH) oxidation. NCO electrodes were prepared by ...
Design of a high performance selective solar absorber with the structure of SiO2 -TiO2 -TiNxOy -Cu
Using TiNxOy thin film as the absorbing layer, a spectrally selective solar absorber (SSA) with the structure of SiO2-TiO2-TiNxOy-Cu has been designed; and the SSA performance has been evaluated by both calculation and ...