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Overlooked : South Korea’s Naval Shipbuilding
South Korea’s sea trials of new indigenous submarine demonstrate that the country’s naval shipbuilding industry is entering a new phase of proficiency. This will mean a more capable blue-water South Korean navy, as well ...
Beautiful Harmony : Political Project Behind Japan’s New Era Name
The shifting dynamics around the new era name (gengō 元号) offers an opportunity to understand how the domestic politics of the LDP’s project of ultranationalism is shaping a new Japan and a new form of nationalism.
Indonesian Presidential Election – The Gender Factor : Implications for Women
The exit polls showed that Jokowi and Maruf Amin won the women’s vote for the presidential election. How did they win the women’s vote against Prabowo and Sandiaga Uno and what can women expect in Jokowi’s second term?
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – Abangan, Santri, and Priyayi : Three Streams in Indonesia’s Electoral Politics
The categorisation of abangan, santri and priyayi remains relevant for discussion in the Indonesian general election of 2019. These groups exist and political parties and presidential candidates compete vigorously for their votes.
BRI as a Regional Enterprise : Headwinds in the Way?
Strong political cooperation is the bedrock of BRI’s future success. Three headwinds − political discordance, trade uncertainty and technological disruption − stand in the way. As the proponent of win-win solutions, China ...
Indonesia’s Presidential Election 2019 – The Big Battle for Java : Key in Struggle for Power
Indonesia has just concluded the third direct presidential election in the country’s history. Exit polls projected Jokowi’s victory with an increased proportion of votes compared to 2014. Central to this victory were Central ...
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.