Friday, August 28, 2015

Malaysia anti-corruption rallies will be HUGE

Can the tech behind Bitcoin eradicate corruption in Asia?

DesiSec: A Documentary About Cybersecurity and Civil Society in India

Social media shaping up to be a key front in upcoming Singapore Election

Blue Termite: A Sophisticated Cyber Espionage Campaign is Still After High-Profile Japanese Targets

Hawaii Debates Ahi Fishing Limits

Chile’s Dissatisfaction

Spratly Islands: Burying Coral Reefs Alive

Racing to beat China, Japan sweetens bid for Indonesia rail project

DPRK needs to pay more attention to China

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Clueless About Bangkok’s Blasts, Junta Whistles Past the Graveyard

US wants coast guard, militia included in naval code of conduct

Meet the 22-year old revanchist who is now Modi's latest headache

Advice for Jokowi: Less Jingoism, More Caution with China

Don't Rain on Our Parade, China Tells DPRK

Does Political donation to Najib from Gulf interests compromise Malaysia’s independence?

Australia’s Foreign Policy Adjustment

Here are the Top 100 influencers in Sacramento

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Militarization of Strategic Waterways and China’s Crude Oil Maritime Routes

Southeast Asia Initiates Rapid Response Force To Piracy

Malaysia’s Jonah

Is Peru’s new anti-drug policy too tough even for Washington?

Kazakhstan to join China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Japan’s Defense White Paper seems to overstate some threats and minimise others

North Korea Over a Barrel

Finish This Thought: Myanmar's Uneasy Transition To Democracy and Stability

Asian countries shift focus to regional trade after TPP delay

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An Overview of Korean Serial Brinksmanship

Asylum seekers' convictions for Nauru detention centre riots overturned

Modi has a clear Pakistan policy, but will it work?

Cleanup Fleet Surveys Pacific Garbage Patch

Jokowi plan to lift language requirement for migrant workers criticized

Philippines Eyes 'Ecotourism Zone' in Disputed S. China Sea

Malaysia Hopes to Broker Revival of Southern Thailand Peace Talks

Why China Is Its Own Worst Nightmare

Malacca Pirates Strike Six Ships in Thirty Hours

Myanmar, India shippers to gain from new service

Monday, August 24, 2015

Port Wars: Some Say India, Singapore maritime revenue drove Sri Lanka regime change

(As opposed to folks simply being tired of Percy?!)

Erawan Shrine Bombing: choice of target would seem to indicate foreign involvement

Australia and Indonesia find two things to agree on

Dialogue for Detente (Korea Times Editorial)

End the vicious cycle (JoongAng Daily Editorial)

What if the Saudis paid DPRK to stop arming Yemen?

Has Malaysia become a Saudi client state?

US, JP Aegis Ships Will Share Tactical Data

(Some Say) It's time to stop the Silicon Valley worship and back the Aussie tech scene

Defusing Tensions (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 24)

After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used force

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Reckless Tweeting

Friday, August 21, 2015

Thai business sector welcomes Cabinet shake-up

Game Theory: A New Twist To The South China Sea

Abe statement reflects mainstream consensus on modern Japanese identity

Is Japan’s Corporate Culture Ready for a Close-up?

Myanmar Parliament Votes Down Lawmaker Recall Bid

Something tells us the President is not amused

Anti-TPP Congressman Makes Issue of Devalued Dong

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Japan Sees ‘Enormous’ Potential Impact From Yuan Devaluation

Thai entrepreneurs urged to move fast in Myanmar

Yeah, fine, just leave your Yellow Shirts at home please

Meet the Most Powerful Political Players in Silicon Valley

Five facts to note about the Indonesian cabinet reshuffle

Eh. We just call it Nanhai. But it would be fun if State started calling it the Luzon Sea

The Sydney Morning Herald asked this asylum seeker to a Q&A session on Facebook. Here's what happened

Soka Gakkai restive with Komeito over Article 9 reform

Indonesia has to modernize her navy. But it'll have to be on the cheap

A Lesson in California Politics: How to Defend your Territory While Simultaneously Ruining it

Abuse of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) has effectively destroyed California's ability to add infrastructure and housing.
64% of CEQA lawsuits are filed by either individuals or local/neighborhood associations.
Neighbors who tend to own spacious homes, drive on wide, paved roads that lead to their homes, and who have no prior track record of environmental advocacy.
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