Supporters of Myanmar’s military carry a portrait of junta leader General Min Aung Hlaing as they celebrate the coup in Naypyitaw. Photo: Reuters Supporters of Myanmar’s military carry a portrait of junta leader General Min Aung Hlaing as they celebrate the coup in Naypyitaw. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of Myanmar’s military carry a portrait of junta leader General Min Aung Hlaing as they celebrate the coup in Naypyitaw. Photo: Reuters
Asean

Advantage China, as democracy slides from view in Southeast Asia

  • Strongmen in power in Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia, single parties in Laos and Vietnam, and democracy eroding in Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia
  • If Southeast Asia is in an ‘authoritarian race to the bottom’, analysts say it will play into the hands of one of the countries in the US-China rivalry. Guess which one?

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Supporters of Myanmar’s military carry a portrait of junta leader General Min Aung Hlaing as they celebrate the coup in Naypyitaw. Photo: Reuters Supporters of Myanmar’s military carry a portrait of junta leader General Min Aung Hlaing as they celebrate the coup in Naypyitaw. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of Myanmar’s military carry a portrait of junta leader General Min Aung Hlaing as they celebrate the coup in Naypyitaw. Photo: Reuters
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