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Inside Myanmar's turbulent transformation

Since constitutional government began in 2011, Myanmar’s shift from an entrenched military regime has drawn wide interest from policy analysts. This...

New prospects in regional health governance: migrant workers' health in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has potential in creating regional health governance frameworks. Yet in light of the ASEAN Economic...

Northeast Asia's new ‘history spiral’

The remembered history of the Second World War continues to infect contemporary relations between China and its Northeast Asian neighbours. This article...

The unipolar anxieties: Australia's Melanesia policy after the age of intervention

As a consequence of its membership of a US-centred global alliance network, Australia’s regional obligations in the South Pacific are as pertinent to...

The new nationalism in Indonesia

A new nationalist mood is visible in Indonesia, expressed in increasingly bellicose rejection of alleged foreign interference in Indonesia’s affairs and...

The mood in Melanesia after the regional assistance mission to Solomon Islands

Melanesia is becoming a region of many partners, expanding diplomatic options and a new sense of independence. The wider context of the new Melanesian...

China as a global force

Three foreign policy initiatives under President Xi Jinping over the past three years have considerably enhanced China’s global influence: partnership...

Expanded social protection may do more harm than good: a pessimistic review

There is growing interest in expanded social protection programs, even for the poorest countries. Technology now allows cash transfers to be delivered to...

How income segmentation sffects income mobility: evidence from panel data in the Philippines

Despite vibrant economic growth, the Philippines confronts persistently high income inequality. Using household-level panel data collected for the years...

Chinese overseas hydropower dams and social sustainability: the Bui Dam in Ghana and the Kamchay Dam in Cambodia

There is a shortage of empirical studies on the relationship between Chinese hydropower dams and social sustainability. Comparative research on Chinese...

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