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PHOTO ESSAY: The Last Semi-Nomadic Yak Herders of the Himalayas
The Brokpa, of the remote Monyul area of India's Arunachal Pradesh, maintain a centuries-old yak herding tradition despite the threats of climate change, Chinese control over Tibet, and the growing allure of modern life.
2018/08/12 | East Asia Forum
Chinese Real Estate Investment Shapes New Cambodian Skyline
Chinese investment is fueling a luxury housing boom that does nothing for the needs of ordinary Cambodians.
2018/08/10 | The Interpreter
OPINION: China's Soft Power Push Risks Igniting Divides in Singapore
China's efforts to conflate race and national identity could have dangerous ramifications.
2018/08/09 | The Conversation
The Shattering Human Cost of the Philippines' War on Drugs
Under President Duterte, drug enforcement and attacks on environmental and indigenous defenders shake families and leave even the innocent fearing for their lives.
2018/08/09 | East Asia Forum
OPINION: ASEAN Defense Meeting Holds Key to Rohingya Crisis
ASEAN nations have made great strides towards humanitarian cooperation in recent years.
2018/08/08 | The Conversation
PAKISTAN: Can Newly Elected PM Imran Khan Deliver on His Promises?
Pakistan, a South Asian nuclear state and a key Belt and Road puzzle piece for China, welcomes a new leader. He may have to learn to compromise with his former rivals.
2018/08/07 | East Asia Forum
China Wants to Show the World That It's a Good Sport
China arguably won a participation trophy at the 2018 FIFA World Cup as Chinese fans and corporate sponsors stormed Russia en masse. Can the sports-crazed nation keep wielding its athletic soft power?
2018/08/06 | TIME
UPDATE: Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 98, Over 200 Injured
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok and was felt throughout neighboring Bali. Rescuers continue to search for survivors, and authorities warn the death toll could climb further.
2018/08/02 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Kazakhstan's Grand Entrance onto the World Stage
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has assertively courted Chinese and American alliances while shaking off decades of Russian influence.
2018/07/27 | Global Voices
CAMBODIA: Campaigning to Keep Voters' Fingers Clean Ahead of Dirty Elections
Supports of the dissolved opposition party are urging voters to boycott Sunday's general election.
2018/07/27 | Mongabay
Modernizing Malaysia: The Blessings and Stresses of an Infrastructure Explosion
Malaysia is undertaking a breakneck building spree that is lifting its economy while placing its environment and politics under pressure.
2018/07/27 | Garima Garg
PHOTO STORY: Glimpsing Singapore Through Skyscrapers
Exploring Singapore's delicate dance between modernity and tradition through selected snapshots of its soaring skyscrapers.
2018/07/27 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: Why Ethnic Diversity Matters for Southeast Asian Development
Lessons from Indonesia's radical experiment with decentralization can be applied to other rapidly developing ASEAN states. First things first: They must take local diversity patterns into account.