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Indonesia's political outlook 2012
The major political events that dominated the news in 2011 are likely to continue to shape Indonesian politics in 2012. Election law reform and prospective candidates for the 2014 presidential election will draw most attention.
Timor-Leste’s language policy : the boulder on the shoe
Timor-Leste has chosen Portuguese as its official language of government, though Tetum remains the other official language. This language policy, a return to its colonial heritage, has future implications for the state’s ...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) negotiations : overview and prospects
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade agreement currently under negotiation between nine countries in three continents, including Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States and ...
China-India special representatives talks : moving beyond the boundary dispute?
The 15th round of talks between the Chinese and Indian Special Representatives on the boundary dispute suggests a desire to minimise the role of the dispute in bilateral ties and to move discussions to include regional and ...
The road to Rio+20 : ambitious goals for sustainable development?
The world’s biggest summit on environment and development in 20 years will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June this year. What are the opportunities and challenges for this global multilateral effort towards ...
ASEAN centrality : year of big power transitions
As the global community continues to grapple with political and economic uncertainties, ASEAN must resist the temptation to look inward if it is to maintain its much vaunted centrality amidst big power transitions.
Beyond ceasefires : Myanmar's precarious peace process
Ceasefires between the Myanmar government and national minorities will not in themselves solve their ethnic problems. Deep seated grievances and other encumbrances would have to be overcome for an inclusive Myanmar.
China's global role : need for soft power?
With the West struggling with economic problems, China is expected to assume an increased role in global leadership. To do so, it needs to improve its “soft power”.
Modeling and position-sensorless control of a dual-airgap axial flux permanent magnet machine for flywheel energy storage systems
This paper presents the modeling and position-sensorless vector control of a dual-airgap axial flux permanent magnet (AFPM) machine optimized for use in flywheel energy storage system (FESS) applications. The proposed AFPM ...
Theoretical examination of long-range energy propagation in nano-engineered light-harvesting antenna arrays
Excitation energy transport in a biomimetic molecular nanoarray constructed from LH2 antenna complexes is investigated by a master equation approach including the effect of coherent hopping. Calculated stationary and ...