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Silk roads of the twenty-first century: the cultural dimension

Much has been written about China’s grand project of the twenty-first century, the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road—or the...

The future of Hong Kong governance: the pro-independence legislators' election fallout and Beijing's political voice in Hong Kong

This article examines the activities, street-level and Legco tactics as well as the political orientation of the pro-autonomy advocates, localists and pro...

Closing the cycle: how South Australia and Asia can benefit from re-inventing used nuclear fuel management

A large and growing market exists for the management of used nuclear fuel. Urgent need for service lies in Asia, also the region of the fastest growth in...

Mitigating tensions over land conversion in Papua, Indonesia

In the south of the biodiversity-rich Indonesian province of Papua, a large agricultural program is planned for the districts around Merauke, with the...

Why a national peace agreement is important for Myanmar

As Myanmar readies itself for the second national conference on its ‘new’ peace process in February 2017, an update on outstanding issues with Myanmar’s...

Child protection and maltreatment in the Philippines: a systematic review of the literature

To gain a better understanding of the dimensions, characteristics and phenomenon of child maltreatment and its policy responses in the Philippines, this...

Assessing the efficiency costs of Vietnam's ‘missing’ small and medium sized enterprises: a panel data investigation

This article investigates whether there are efficiency costs associated with the pronounced rightward skew in the firm size distribution, or Vietnam’s ...

Increasing women's parliamentary representation in Asia and the Pacific: the Indonesian experience

In recent years, governments across Asia and the Pacific have adopted gender quotas to increase women’s representation in parliament. In 2003, Indonesia...

Towards a lifelong active society: coping with Japan's changing population

In order to cope with Japan’s globally unprecedented ageing population, it is extremely important to promote the employment of older people. By taking...

Influence of safety risk perception on post-Fukushima generation mix and its policy implications in Japan

Four years after the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, a future portfolio of the electrical power generation mix was finally and officially...

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