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Titre Asia Sentinel
Langue anglais
Pays, continent Hong Kong SAR Chine, Asie
Editeur Asia Sentinel, Hong Kong
Périodicité journalière
Editions électronique
Site web http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php


The Rohingya Crisis and the Politics of Buddhist Violence


What causes adherents of a purportedly peaceful belief system to explode into savagery ? Some of the most horrific news to have come out of Asia lately has been the plight of the Rohingya, Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine province who have been (...)

Modi’s BJP routed in massive AAP Delhi election victory

John Elliott 12/02/15

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi is today suffering the biggest defeat of his political career with his Bharatiya Janata Party being routed in elections for the Delhi state-level assembly. The Aam Aadmi or common man party has swept the (...)

Thailand : Time for Thai Royals to Face Reality

Chatwadee Rose Amornpat 19/11/14

Opinion : monarchists are out of touch and one self-exiled Thai woman says, ‘Enough !’ I have often asked myself why Thai royalists are so blindsided, so irrational and so acrimonious whenever anyone with a free-spirit questions the high-flying (...)

The Bangkok Coup : Shock and Awe


Prayuth consolidates power, settles in for a long reign With the dust now settling from Thailand’s 13th coup, unless outraged citizens take to the streets again to oust the military, as they have in the past, it is quite likely that Gen. Prayuth (...)

Thailand’s Military Settles Into Power


The general ain’t goin’ nowhere More than a week into the military’s takeover of Thailand, during which martial law soon became a full-blown coup, it seems that Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the army commander, believes that only his forces can run the (...)

Yingluck’s Out. Now What, Thailand ?


Court orders embattled premier to step down, ratcheting up tensions yet again The court-ordered ouster of Thailand’s caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday opens a new and dangerous chapter in the implacable eight-year (...)

Thailand : Thaksin’s Enduring Appeal


How did Thailand’s progressive middle class end up calling for an end to democracy ? It would be hard to imagine another country anywhere that would see thousands of well-educated and seemingly middle-class people march to the streets demanding (...)

Bangladesh Awaits Another Chaotic Election

Nava Thakuria 04/09/13

Political tensions and confusion are mounting in Bangladesh over the next general election, which must be held by Jan. 24, 2014, with growing calls for general strikes and rallies as protest blooms. Under Bangladesh’s parliamentary system, the (...)

The Search for a Solution in Thailand’s Deep South

Murray Hunter 06/06/13

It isn’t in either the current negotiations or in the military With negotiations apparently stalled between the Thai Government and Barisan Revolusi Patani (BRN), one of the Muslim rebel groups operating in Thailand’s deep south, one must start (...)

Sri Lanka : Ominous Authoritarian Turn


The International Crisis Group’s call for international action will probably be ignored The Mahinda Rajapaksa government in Sri Lanka, more than three years after the end of the devastating civil war that paralyzed the country for 22 years, has (...)

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