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European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

Asian investors have shied away from Europe in recent years, because of the perception of political problems in the region, dating back to the in the early 2010s. The Brexit referendum in 2016 has led to a massive for the British government. More recently, the in France and the between […]

Thailand?s Democracy Cannot Survive Another Election Delay

Thailand?s Democracy Cannot Survive Another Election Delay

The much-anticipated Thai elections are now set on March 24, reviving the hope, even if for a while, for a return to democracy for this Southeast Asian nation, which has been under military rule since a coup in May 2014. Given the continued uncertainty Thailand’s politics has been in, as […]

Stability and ?Struggle?: China?s High-Level Meeting on National Risk Control

Stability and ?Struggle?: China?s High-Level Meeting on National Risk Control

On January 21, hundreds of senior officials were summoned to the Party School of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing for a special study session on national risk control. These officials came from all crucial organs of the state, the?CCP, and the military across the […]

How to Save Mumbai?s Public Transit

How to Save Mumbai?s Public Transit

Mumbai faces a public transport problem. With 20-22 million residents, the city is projected to grow by by 2030. Yet its suburban railway system, the main method by which residents commute to work from far-flung residential areas, only carries per day, despite severe overcrowding during rush hours. The shortfall in […]

Are We Legitimizing Violence in Asian Schools?

Are We Legitimizing Violence in Asian Schools?

Education is in the spotlight these days. The upcoming UN International Day for Education celebrates the role of education in promoting peace and development. In London, the world?s largest gathering of education ministers, the Education World Forum will bring together leaders and decision-makers to debate the future of education policy. […]