The capital’s light rail might never be built, and the corrupt officials that stole public funds might never be convicted.
China is sending three astronauts to spend six months aboard its space station – which it built after being excluded from the ISS.
China has an opportunity to stop its banks from financing biodiversity loss.
President Jokowi’s administration seems poised to break through the regulatory bottlenecks that have long held back the country’s renewable energy ambitions.
The move is the latest in a string of almost comically excessive attempts to stamp out any and all sources of political opposition.
However, it has sounded the alarm on the building of dams in Arunachal Pradesh.
New polling data shows that the American public is much more likely to sense a natural alliance with European countries than the reverse.
Many young Thais are deeply suspicious of the current government and its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASEAN’s patience with the junta is wearing thin. But can it muster the consensus necessary to take a harder line?
The situation of technical interns in Japan was already hard. For many, the situation has now become desperate.
A familiar mix of hard and soft tactics.
How should we understand the dueling “Double Tenth Day” addresses from the two leaders?
Is it the function of an armed robot dog that raises eyebrows, or its form?
The meeting with Turkish officials comes on the heels of talks between the Taliban, the United States, and European countries in Qatar earlier in the week.
Multiple reasons likely contributed to the spike in incursions and sorties in early October.
Abbott’s visit may have been counterproductive both for Taiwan itself and for Taiwan’s support in Australia.
War was once viewed as a danger to the ruling party. Now it is perceived as a way to strengthen CCP’s position.
The streaming giant’s investment in Korean content has not only helped grow its subscriber base in South Korea, but also created global hits.
Since its inception in 2015, the headline BRI project has seen repeated delays and inflated costs.
With the 13th round of the India-China military talks failing, Indian and Chinese soldiers will have to suffer another freezing winter in the Himalayas.
Japan-Russia relations look set for a lull under Prime Minister Kishida. But there are good reason to continue economic cooperation in the Russian Far East.
The People Power Party’s makeover has come a long way, but there are still some hurdles to overcome to compete with the progressives.
Pakistan cannot stay on a war footing forever. It’s time to give peace a chance – but Pakistan must do it the right way.
Despite thousands reportedly released since 2016, an estimated 2,000 remain jailed in Uzbekistan for political and religious reasons.
Bangladeshi police have made nearly 40 arrests, including five in connection with last month’s murder of a prominent Rohingya advocate.
The upcoming climate summit offers President Joko Widodo an opportunity to realize his vision of Indonesia as a “bridge builder” and global problem solver.
The new trilateral security partnership could bolster the Thai navy’s long-standing submarine plans, but many obstacles remain.
Though at opposite ends of the spectrum in their COVID-19 performances, both countries are feeling pressure to find a way to live with the virus.
Former President Win Myint reportedly testified that he would “rather die” than resign as the Myanmar military had demanded.
Even though Washington has reached out to Pyongyang with detailed messages through multiple channels, North Korea has not responded.
As Afghanistan heads toward an uncertain future, many wonder what went wrong in the two decades leading up to the present crisis.
The removal order is “an attack against the memory about the Tiananmen crackdown,” artist Jens Galschioet said.
The change from all out to “responsible” competition presents an opportunity for the Indo-Pacific.
Rice-producing countries could contribute decisively to meeting the new EU-U.S. target to cut global methane emission.
Can Japan achieve the new prime minister’s plan for income doubling and economic security?
Despite vaccine hesitancy and a shortage of doses, South Asian countries have fared fairly well in vaccinating their populations.
COVID-19 has given Cambodia an opportunity to rethink its reliance on tourism. Will the government take it?
A consensus statement on the new partnership would be the beginning of its efforts to formulate a joint approach to burgeoning Sino-American rivalry.
For China, the establishment of banks in Nigeria presents an opportunity to further integrate itself with the financial systems of the African continent.
“The mass surveillance and internment project in Xinjiang should be viewed as a major test of Chinese capacities to conduct a sophisticated invasion, occupation, and transformation of spaces that were at the margins of Chinese control.”
Bradley Murg discusses Chinese debt, AUKUS, and grandiose ambitions.
A new government must re-adjust Germany’s China approach. Fortunately, the likely new coalition is well-placed to do so.
Japarov selected another Japarov (no relation) to head the new Cabinet of Ministers.
Insights from David Yu.
In the past, Islamic State attacks in Afghanistan targeted the government and its Western allies. Now it’s the Taliban, without allies, in control of the state.
The United States must not forget the Afghan allies it left behind.
North Korean intelligence capabilities, tactics, and targets have evolved over the decades.
In addition to India-Japan exercises, there have been several other naval exercises in the region in recent months involving a growing roster of countries.
A strong earthquake in Tokyo last week put the city’s preparedness for a dreaded megaquake under the spotlight.
One is ranked as the most oppressive digital environment. The other is among the freest.