Tag: economy

Doing the math: Stat-politics in South Korea

The power of statistics comes from objectivity – but too often they don’t add up, as South Korean politics goes to show, writes Taehyun Ryu.

Tragedy on the Mekong: why greater government scrutiny is needed in Laos

The recent dam collapse in Laos highlights major flaws in government accountability and oversight, Benjamin Clarke writes.

A tale of two constitutions

Attempting to tackle the Philippines’ problems using the same policy tools, yet expecting different results, is doomed to failure, Kent Primor writes.

How the US is upsetting the Asia-Pacific regional order

China’s growing assertiveness in the region is a response to fears of containment by the US, Lloyd Rhodes writes.