Politics

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Taiwan’s Year of Electoral Tumult

Taiwan’s wild electoral process is set to become even more tumultuous, with five candidates already declared for president a year in advance of next March’s polls and corruption charges swirlin... Read More...
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Thailand Sings the Post-coup Blues

In the midst of mounting turmoil in Bangkok,  Thai Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont bent to pressure Thursday and said a post-coup election would be held this year, probably on December 16 or 22.  N... Read More...
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China’s Priorities on Display

The debate at the National People's Congress (NPC), China's highest legislative body, over the country's first private property law spilled over into the public sphere at the NPC’s annual me... Read More...
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Bearding the Lion City

Not willing to be deterred, Chee Soon Juan, the oft-jailed head of the beleaguered opposition Singapore Democratic Party, is daring the International Bar Association to take on the Singapore government in i... Read More...