CARTOON: HK Elections Show 'One Country, Two Systems' An Empty Promise?
'The Hong Kong system shows that what one country, two systems stipulates is fake democracy,' says a DPP legislator.
Done Deal: How Hong Kong's New Leader Reached the Top
Real elections, the kind those fractious oppositionist elements are demanding, create nothing but trouble: social strife, polarization and worst of all uncertainty.
'Large-Scale Political Prosecution' as Hong Kong Police Crack Down on Occupy Leaders
Former student leaders of the Umbrella Movement expect large-scale political prosecution following the election of pro-China Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
Cambodia: Towards Single Party Dictatorship?
'Cambodia’s ruling party is seeking to shore up its chances of electoral success with recent changes to the rules governing political parties,' Sorpong Peou writes.
'Lock Them All Up': Mass Imprisonment in US and Philippines
New mass incarceration policies in both the Philippines and the United States threaten to erode years of progress, writes Sally Tyler.
Africa Offers a Point of Cooperation for Xi and Trump
Xi and Trump should explore trilateral cooperation with African governments since both parties have extensive and often complementary interests in the continent.
From Fiction to Reality: Universal Basic Income Gaining Traction in Asia
The idea is gathering global popularity after a landmark trial in India showed a basic income of as little as US$5 per month had a powerfully positive effect on health, community action and investment decisions in target communities.
CARTOON: Chinese Spies in Taiwan?
'Compared with eight years ago, it’s likely that Beijing now has a greater need to understand and grasp the current situation of the Taiwanese government.'