If Taiwan’s pro-independence DPP stays in power, Chinese leader Xi Jinping may feel he has no choice but to force the issue of reunification.
Asia, the world’s largest continent, is now center stage for the battle for the 21st century. It’s here where artificial intelligence matters just as much as artificial islands.
China is increasingly preparing for a possible conflict with the United States over Taiwan, though it likely seeks to avoid a full-blown war.
Vietnam needs to improve its energy, training, and soft infrastructure for its economy to grow by at least 6% annually for the rest of this decade.
Indonesia’s elections in February are almost certain to be a win for the oligarchs as corruption and inequality continue to fester.
Indonesia’s elections are turning into contests between interconnected elites who have similar visions for the country’s future.
China’s central government will be forced to wean the country’s economy off its dependence on the real estate sector.
China seeks to control the South China Sea by using its power to bend specific rules within existing frameworks to align with its interests.
Indonesian democracy declines as Joko Widodo’s term ends, with dynastic politics and weakened institutions ahead of the 2024 elections.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative continues to expand its global influence, particularly in developing autocracies, leveraging infrastructure and tech investments.
Taiwan’s elections center on managing cross-strait relations with China, amid concerns of Beijing’s influence.