Analysis/Opinion



The Lady and the Fund Managers

Myanmar’s stock market is on the cusp of opening the door to foreign investors. They could be forgiven for not rushing in Source: Finance Asia Read More: The Lady and the Fund Managers


Finding the Real Site for the Pukguksong-2 Launch

On Sunday, February 11, 2017, North Korea conducted the first test launch of its “Pukguksong-2, solid-fuel missile,” a land-based version of the KN-11 Pukguksong-1 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), but not from the facility that almost…



A Lethal Bird Flu Returns to China

A surge in deaths in China from a virulent form of influenza has set off a scramble among health officials to find infected bird stocks, while experts have yet to produce a viable vaccine, writes…


OPINION: Same bed, different dreams

By Kent E. Calder, WASHINGTON – The Trump-Abe summit just concluded was, in both formal and informal terms, a ringing confirmation o… Source: Kyodo Opinions Read More: OPINION: Same bed, different dreams


The Death of Kim Jong Nam

The death in Malaysia of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of former North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, was shocking on its surface. Reports indicate that two women may have poisoned him at Kuala…


How Will the Australia-China Relationship Adapt?

Professor James Laurenceson is Deputy Director of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney. A common assessment among Australian opinion leaders is that the start of the new U.S. administration has…