Publication: The Economist - Asia

First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Floods in India and Pakistan: Down the river

THE summer monsoon, late in coming, has been spreading misery with a vengeance across Pakistan and Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir. In the worst floods in decades in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital, residents clambered on to rooftops ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand’s politics: Key asset

John Key, blokeON THE billboards of every National Party candidate in New Zealand’s general election on September 20th looms a second face: John Key’s. No one can miss the point that the prime minister is the party’s main asset.With his one-of-us manner, ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Andaman Islands: From outpost to springboard

Barrack room banyanEXPLORE the palm-fringed bays of Port Blair, the capital of the Indian-owned Andaman and Nicobar islands, and intriguing sights appear. On one islet are the ghostly remains of a Victorian-era British settlement, its barracks, ballroom ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand after the coup: Uniform reaction

THE senior officers who seized power in a coup in May are stepping up their campaign to establish what they call “true democracy”. In late July the junta appointed a parliament stuffed with cronies and officers from the Queen’s Guard regiment. Now ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Banyan: Too much on

WHEN an election commission of questionable independence capriciously calls off elections, you would expect its democratic critics to be up in arms. On September 7th Myanmar’s Union Election Commission announced that it was cancelling 35 by-elections ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

North Korean cheerleaders: Give me a Y

The dear leader’s cheerleaderFEW North Koreans can claim an online fan club in South Korea. Ri You Kyung boasts two. She travelled to the South in 2002 with the Northern group taking part in the Asian Games, held that year in Busan, a city on its southern ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Politics in Pakistan: Army in the middle

SEIZING control of the state-controlled broadcaster used to be the prelude to military dictatorship in coup-prone Pakistan. The headquarters of the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) in the heart of Islamabad was one of the first buildings to be ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Japan’s new cabinet: Shuffling the deck

AT THE heart of the economic programme of Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, is a series of supply-side reforms to lift the economy’s growth rate. Yet the cabinet he formed in December 2012, not long before embarking on “Abenomics”, was noteworthy not ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Banyan: Roll up for the one-man band

HOW much better can things get for India’s prime minister? Narendra Modi won a massive electoral mandate in May and he has just marked a wildly successful 100 days in office. The domestic press swings mostly from enthusiastic to fawning. Foreigners ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Malaysian politics: If you can’t beat them, charge them

Mr Najib speaks his mindIS NAJIB RAZAK, Malaysia’s prime minister, a reformer? Those who say that he is can point to the economic liberalisation of his first term, from 2009 to 2013, and to his repeal of the dreaded Internal Security Act, which allowed ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesian politics: Great expectations

ON THE morning of August 26th Indonesia’s president-elect went for a walk. In one sense this was nothing new: as mayor of Solo and governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo (pictured), universally known as Jokowi, frequently talked to his constituents on unannounced ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Japan’s right wing: Unwelcome change

SHINZO ABE, Japan’s prime minister, has reason to feel chuffed ahead of his first cabinet reshuffle on September 3rd. He has the same 18-member team he began with in late 2012: a record of continuity unmatched in post-war Japanese politics. But as ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]

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New Zealand’s politics: Key asset [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
Floods in India and Pakistan: Down the river [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
The Andaman Islands: From outpost to springboard [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
Thailand after the coup: Uniform reaction [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
Banyan: Too much on [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
North Korean cheerleaders: Give me a Y [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
Japan’s new cabinet: Shuffling the deck [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
Banyan: Roll up for the one-man band [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
Malaysian politics: If you can’t beat them, cha... [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
Politics in Pakistan: Army in the middle [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 04 2014]
Indonesian politics: Great expectations [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
Japan’s right wing: Unwelcome change [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
Alcohol in Kerala: Saturation point [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
India looks east: A strenuous September [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
Banyan: Passing the torch [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
Singapore’s politics: Cracks in the façade [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 21 2014]
Protests in Pakistan: Nighttime happenings [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 21 2014]
Indian politics: Early days [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 21 2014]
Politics in the Philippines: My bosses, my muse [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 21 2014]
Kazakhstan: Steaks from the steppe [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 21 2014]
Vietnam and China: Through a border darkly [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 14 2014]
Japan’s economy: Fingers crossed [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 14 2014]
Banyan: Future tense [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 14 2014]
Afghanistan’s presidential tussle: Come together [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 14 2014]
Politics in Pakistan: The wrath of Khan [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 14 2014]
Japan’s economy: Feeling the pinch [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 07 2014]
India’s civil-service exams: The unlevel field [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 07 2014]
Malaysian politics: What’s Malay for gerrymande... [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 07 2014]
Thailand: Peace, order, stagnation [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 07 2014]
Banyan: Neither truth nor justice [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 07 2014]
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New Zealand’s politics: Key asset [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
John Key, blokeON THE billboards of every National Party candidate in New Zealand’s general election on September 20th looms a second face: John Key’s. No one can miss the point that the prime minister is the party’s main asset.With his one-of-us manner, ...
Floods in India and Pakistan: Down the river [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
THE summer monsoon, late in coming, has been spreading misery with a vengeance across Pakistan and Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir. In the worst floods in decades in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital, residents clambered on to rooftops ...
The Andaman Islands: From outpost to springboard [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
Barrack room banyanEXPLORE the palm-fringed bays of Port Blair, the capital of the Indian-owned Andaman and Nicobar islands, and intriguing sights appear. On one islet are the ghostly remains of a Victorian-era British settlement, its barracks, ballroom ...
Thailand after the coup: Uniform reaction [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
THE senior officers who seized power in a coup in May are stepping up their campaign to establish what they call “true democracy”. In late July the junta appointed a parliament stuffed with cronies and officers from the Queen’s Guard regiment. Now ...
Banyan: Too much on [Published The Economist - Asia - Sep 11 2014]
WHEN an election commission of questionable independence capriciously calls off elections, you would expect its democratic critics to be up in arms. On September 7th Myanmar’s Union Election Commission announced that it was cancelling 35 by-elections ...
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