Southeast Asia News
Dec 08, 2015
The Asia Program has published new research on political Islam in Bangladesh, conducted in Dhaka over the summer of 2015.
Nov 23, 2015
Asia Program Fellow Renaud Egreteau helps us recap Myanmar election results and speaks about the implications for Myanmar’s democracy moving forward.
Nov 04, 2015
Wilson Center Asia Program Fellow, Renaud Egreteau, provides a preview of the upcoming elections in post-junta Burma (Myanmar).
Sep 22, 2015
Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly discusses Malaysian views of Sino-U.S. cooperation and competition in the Asia Pacific with Dr. Pek Koon Heng.
Apr 01, 2015
The past decade has brought ground-shaking changes to global energy markets. The unconventional fuel boom has unexpectedly reduced U.S. dependence on oil imports, while in the Asia-Pacific region, energy-constrained nations are increasingly reliant on foreign sources to meet their soaring demand. With the U.S. slated to export liquid natural gas (LNG) to Asia as early as 2017, a new energy era has come.
Oct 16, 2014
China’s energy investments are on the move, touching nearly every region of the globe from coal and liquefied natural gas imports from Australia to a recent natural gas agreement with Russia and expanded oil drilling in the South China Sea.
Aug 11, 2014
Former fellow Kenton Clymer recently published an article based on his work at the Wilson Center in the The Chinese Historical Review
May 08, 2014
Half the world’s pigs – 476 million – reside in China. Increasingly prosperous consumers are eating fewer grains and demanding a more protein-rich diet, ballooning the pork industry to 15 times its 1960s-era size. In the last 30 years, Chinese demand for meat has quadrupled and China is now the largest consumer of seafood in the world.
May 01, 2014
President Obama capped a four-nation visit to Asia with the announcement of a security agreement with the Philippines. While China was not one of the President’s stops, relations with the People’s Republic loomed large as a back drop for his visits to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines. We spoke with former U.S. Ambassador to China, J. Stapleton Roy about the significance of the trip.
Apr 21, 2014
Former Asia Program Public Policy Scholar Ali Riaz examines the background of the controversial elections in Bangladesh held in January 2014 and the future trajectory of Bangladeshi politics in a new article in Current History.