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Building a heatwave&resistant India

Authors: Simrit Kaur and Harpreet Kaur, University of Delhi Heatwaves in India have turn out to be extra frequent, prolonged, intense and geographically spread-out. Twelve of the country’s warmest 15 years have been since 2006, with demise tolls rising three-fold because the 1950s to over 3000 indi...

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Sri Lanka’s crisis of legitimacy

Writer: Dushni Weerakoon, IPS Sri Lanka’s slide into political instability since April 2022 culminated in the resignation of former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa following public protests on 9 July 2022. The government’s policy blunders and resistance to course correction have been blamed for unleas...

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The prospects of Japan’s post&pandemic tourism

Writer: Yusaku Yoshikawa, JIN Corporation On 10 June 2022, Japan lastly began allowing worldwide vacationers into the nation for the primary time in two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began. In search of to stability its reopening and preventing the unfold of an infection, the Japanese governmen...

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Is Japan ready to reopen its borders?

Authors: Fuma Aoki and Yves Tiberghien, UBC Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s preliminary easing of COVID-19 restrictions was dramatically reversed following the arrival of Omicron in late November 2021. He most notably shut down the Japanese border — bucking the development of reopening in E...

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Shinzo Abe’s legacy

Writer: Editorial Board, ANU On eight July 2022, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was gunned down whereas giving a marketing campaign speech in help of candidates for the 10 July higher house election. The killing of Japan’s longest serving prime minister shocked Japan and the world, and f...

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Japan’s defence policy faces a critical juncture

Writer: Kristi Govella, German Marshall Fund 2022 was anticipated to be a defining yr for Japanese safety coverage even earlier than the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Public debates and inner negotiations have been ongoing for months over the country’s forthcoming National Safety Strategy, National...

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Hun Sen’s son set for electoral success

Writer: Sokvy Rim, The Thinker Cambodia The Cambodian Individuals’s Celebration (CPP) achieved a landslide victory in the commune elections in June 2022, gaining 80 per cent of the 11,622 commune council positions. Yet there's hypothesis that Cambodian Premier Hun Sen is unlikely to face as the pri...

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India mulls aid in Sri Lanka’s hour of need

Writer: Ganeshan Wignaraja, NUS Sri Lanka’s pre-emptive default on its overseas debt obligations in mid-April 2022 and just lately resigned president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s flight from Sri Lanka on 12 July offers India with a chance to match China within the overseas help recreation. The Indian gover...

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Bilibili to begin displaying users’ IP location

On Monday, Chinese video-sharing platform Bilibili introduced that it might begin displaying users’ IP places on their profile page and knowledge pages to construct an “genuine and well-organized” group. The function has began testing with some customers on Monday and can apply to all customers “in...

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Looking beyond the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo&Pacific

Writer: Shafiah F Muhibat, CSIS What's the way forward for the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP)? Almost three years after its finalisation, there have been hardly any efforts to operationalise the report from within ASEAN or by way of engagement with ASEAN Dialogue Companions. The AOIP was...

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India’s cautious return to Afghanistan

Writer: Manoj Joshi, ORF Regardless of being knocked off its ft by the collapse of the Ghani government of Afghanistan in mid-August 2021, New Delhi has shortly re-established its presence within the new Taliban-led Afghanistan. In early June 2022, a workforce led by JP Singh, the Joint Secretary h...