Category: Asia

‘China’s COVID Secrets’: How to curb Beijing’s authoritarian agenda


President Joe Biden’s nominee for United Nations ambassador will pledge to restore American leadership, warning that its absence in recent years has allowed China to fill the void, Bloomberg reports…. Read more »

Hong Kong: ‘An existential crisis is looming’


Realistically, the chances of Hong Kong returning to the freedom and openness that it enjoyed for 23 years after the handover are minimal, writes Oxford University’s Rana Mitter, the author of… Read more »

What future for democracy in Asia?


Asia represents a critical frontier for democratic governance that will shape the geopolitical landscape of the 21st century, the Brookings Institution observes. Democratic states in the region face increasing strain… Read more »