10:13 pm October 31, 2014 | No Comment
With China reemerging as a dominating economic and military power in the world, some Chinese scholars have wistfully harkened back to another era
3:04 pm October 31, 2014 | No Comment
There is no reason why we should feel proud of pointless preoccupation with international image building.
7:40 am October 31, 2014 | No Comment
Foreign policy writers would never say that foreign policy is not meant to promote the national interests. So there is nothing new in what Retno Marsudi is saying.
12:50 am October 31, 2014 | No Comment
Lukman Hakim Saifuddin has only been in office since June, when he took over from his corruption-tainted party chairman Suryadharma Ali, but has proved to be more embracing of religious diversity than his predecessor ever was.
8:00 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Over just three years, Myanmar introduced ambitious reforms that put it on track to become a modern economy. Against a backdrop of ongoing political challenges, it remains an extraordinary and hopeful reform period. But bigger challenges lie ahead. To avoid backtracking — and realize its full potential — Myanmar needs to accelerate reform momentum.
7:55 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
One small island, Fonadhoo, in the Maldives, is testing an idea that is connecting the dots to generate dialogue between residents and their municipality. The concept is called Make-My-Island. It draws inspiration from two ideas.
7:40 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Last week saw the death of Gough Whitlam, a former prime minister of Australia who sought to change his country in ways none of his predecessors or even successors did. Now largely remembered for the 1975 constitutional crisis, which ended with his dismissal from office, his triumphs and failures while in power may yet yield valuable lessons for Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who like Whitlam before him promised to reshape the destiny of his country.