As China’s President enters his third term, his political preferences directly undermine the economic achievements he envisions for his country for its 2049 centennial.
An unproven concept except for the surveillance aspect.
Reflections on the hurdles that China’s economy faces – and why Xi Jinping has become the biggest risk to China’s future evolution.
How a feminist backlash became a campaign issue in the South Korean presidential election
In view of China’s pin-prick strategy, the world’s third-largest democracy is developing some military teeth.
Providing a soft power alternative to China, in Southeast Asia
The centenary of the Chinese Communist Party makes this a good time to consider some Chinese “might have beens” and their relevance today.
What can other countries learn from the devastating effects of China’s “Cultural Revolution”?
Japan’s longest-serving prime minister achieved not only a stable Japan — but one with a clear view of its own identity and role in the world.
Singapore faces a Catch-22: Its well-honed system of leadership renewal relying on capable technocratic candidates is reaching its limits.