Regional Outlook, Global Perspective
Topic of the week, consisting of two published op-eds or editorial or commentary, with an analytical introduction by AsiaViews
A ‘REVERSAL OF THE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND’?
0 comments, 19/02/2018 in Spotlight

One often-unexamined article of belief in emerging Asia is that long-term high economic growth will take care of most challenges that a country may fa... Read more...

BACKSLIDING ON DEMOCRACY
0 comments, 05/02/2018 in Spotlight

Free information has never been Southeast Asia’s forte. In the region’s democracies, the press is now on the defensive. In the region’s less democratic countries, the space for independent media is quickly shrinking. In Cambodia, crackdown on the English-language media goes unchallenged as the... Read more...

ATTACK ON RAPPLER IMPERILS MEDIA FREEDOM
0 comments, 05/02/2018 in Spotlight

By Marites D. Vitug-17 Jan 2018 (First appeared in the Nikkei Asian Review and accessible at: https://asia.nikkei.com/Viewpoints/Marites-D.-Vitug/Attack-on-Rappler-imperils-media-freedom) I was with Rappler, the independent Philippine news site that is now threatened with closure, from the... Read more...