Asia

Is Kazakhstan Imitating Russia by Targeting Critics

Is Kazakhstan Imitating Russia by Targeting Critics

Kazakhstan’s politics closely aligned with Russia, despite attempts to improve international image. Targeting critics, including opposition figure Aydos Sadykov, raises concerns about democratic practices and potential sanctions.

How Imminent is the Israel-Lebanon War?

How Imminent is the Israel-Lebanon War?

Israel’s border with Lebanon poses a heavy risk due to the presence of the Palestinian population and the terrorist organization Hezbollah, leading to a possible escalation of war between Israel and Lebanon.

Vladimir Putin bolsters his relationship with North Korea

Vladimir Putin bolsters his relationship with North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in North Korea for a summit with Kim Jong-un, marking his first visit to the country since 2000. The meeting aims to deepen their relationship, which has strengthened since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022.

What’s Happening Between Modi and the RSS?

What's Happening Between Modi and the RSS?

India’s general election results show a surprising dip in support for Narendra Modi’s BJP, with some attributing the decline to a rift between the BJP and its parent organization, the RSS.

The Balloon War is Heating Up in Korea

The Balloon War is Heating Up in Korea

The “Balloon War” between North and South Korea escalates as both sides use balloons to spread propaganda and trash, heightening tensions and straining relations.

Is Taiwan’s Democracy Under Threat?

Is Taiwan's Democracy Under Threat?

Taiwan’s opposition-controlled parliament has passed a controversial reform bill amid intense protests, raising concerns about the country’s democratic system.

Iran After Ebrahim Raisi

Iran After Ebrahim Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi dies in helicopter crash, sparking celebrations and questions about the future of the Islamic Republic.

Is Iran losing grip on Iraq?

Is Iran losing grip on Iraq?

Iraq’s complex power dynamics involve shifting allegiances between the US and Iran, impacting its political landscape.

Israel’s Mission to Remove Any Scope of Palestine

Israel’s Mission to Remove any Scope of Palestine

Israel’s continued construction of settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, threatening the prospects for a Palestinian state and violating international law. Israel also plans to control Gaza, diminishing Palestine’s scope.

How Japan’s Decline Will Impact Asia?

How Japan’s Decline Will Impact Asia?

Japan’s historical prominence in Asia faces economic decline, impacting global standings and geopolitical dynamics, with implications for regional alliances.

What will be the future of IKN after Jokowi?

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Indonesia’s new capital project, relocating from Jakarta to Nusantara, faces scrutiny and differing views among presidential candidates, impacting the ambitious $35 billion initiative’s future and economic prospects.

Indonesia’s Rohingya Problem: An Analysis

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Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, grapples with rising anti-Rohingya sentiments fueled by misinformation on social media, challenging efforts to aid refugees amid domestic concerns.

Diplomacy in Harmony: Malaysia and Indonesia’s Joint Border Resolutions

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Malaysia and Indonesia make strides in resolving long-standing land disputes, aiming for unity against external pressures, especially China. Key progress includes plans to conclude border negotiations by year-end, addressing challenges with a neighborly approach, and acknowledging the urgency amid China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea.

Padu is Live: Possibilities and Precautions

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Malaysia’s Padu, a central database hub, aims to optimize subsidy distribution and enhance governance through data-driven decision-making. However, security concerns persist following recent cyber attacks, prompting calls for registration suspension.

Laos as ASEAN Chair: Challenges and Opportunities

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Laos faces skepticism as it assumes ASEAN chairmanship amidst economic challenges. Questions arise about its ability to lead amid global issues, including the Myanmar crisis and South China Sea tensions.