Posts From Qingzhen Chen
Southeast Asia in 2016 has been marked by busy political agendas, challenges by ethnic tensions, religious conflicts, and regional stability issues.
Trump’s unexpected victory could change how America interacts with Southeast Asia on issues concerning security, human rights and trade.
Behind his ruthless anti-drug campaigns, crude insults, and foreign policy direction, Rodrigo Duterte is trying to consolidate his power.
Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi concluded a three-day official visit to Thailand with agreements on border and labour issues. The tour is evidence of the new democratically elected
Duterte’s economic agenda seeks to reassure investors and tackle issues that the previous administration did not address, but concrete policies are needed.
Cambodia’s new trade union law fails to address familiar problems for factory workers. While relations between the ruling party and the opposition deteriorate, Cambodia’s labour practices remain poor with risk of violent protests highly possible.
Recent events have raised an alarm that China might be going into a decline. However, when you unpack the data, the signs become more reassuring for the Chinese economy. 2015