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25 Apr 2018 - 11:43AM
Is democracy in Thailand in its death throes?

Thailand is once again being convulsed by extreme partisan politics, with the country's polarisation playing out on Bangkok's streets. The sense that Thailand has been through all of this before would be mildly reassuring were it not for a nagging fear that this decent and prosperous society may be set to destroy its democracy.

Thailand is once again being convulsed by extreme partisan politics, with the country's polarisation playing out on Bangkok's streets. The sense that Thailand has been through all of this before would be mildly reassuring were it not for a nagging fear that this decent and prosperous society may be set to destroy its democracy.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
20 Sep 2012 - 2:22AM
Hong Kong's hollow leadership

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has been dogged by scandal from his first days in office, and his personal integrity is routinely impugned by much of the public. So it is no surprise that his popularity is plummeting.

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has been dogged by scandal from his first days in office, and his personal integrity is routinely impugned by much of the public. So it is no surprise that his popularity is plummeting.

10 Mar 2013 - 2:44PM