Asia Prospects

Investigating the players, institutions and narratives driving Asian political and economic dynamics

Local conflict resolution strategies and unequal access to justice in Mon State

Oct 4, 2017 Asia Prospects Annika Pohl Harrisson T.notes

In search for help, the muslim residents of Burma no longer rely on allegedly corrupt institutions, turning to their personal connections instead.

The BCIM Economic Corridor and Chinese investments in Myanmar

Sep 27, 2017 Asia Prospects Anja Senz T.notes

Asia's regionalization trend led to the formulation of numerous economic cooperation initiatives. These, however, often lack a clear implementation strategy.

The Arakan/Rohingya Crisis

Sep 23, 2017 Asia Prospects Han Ka T.notes

Several major confrontations have occurred in Arakan since World War II, creating lasting distrust between the followers of different religious creeds. These conflicts are related to issues which all have their roots deep in the country’s past.

Radio Vaticana – 17 agosto 2017

Aug 30, 2017 Asia Prospects In the media Giuseppe Gabusi

[IT] "Anniversario dell'indipendenza dell'Indonesia: il futuro del Paese", Giuseppe Gabusi (Università degli Studi di Torino) interviene a Radio Vaticana.

The ‘Lucky’ Ones: Land, Citizenship, and Inequality in the Wa Self-Administered Division

Aug 12, 2017 Asia Prospects Naomi Hellmann T.notes

In the Wa autonomous areas that run along the Sino-Burmese border, disparities in material wealth raise important questions about land ownership.

Opium and ‘Development’ in Myanmar: the political economy of a resurgent crop

Aug 4, 2017 Asia Prospects Patrick Meehan T.notes

Shan State is the source of over 95 percent of opium in Southeast Asia. Over the past three decades, demand for and addiction to opium derivatives has risen dramatically in the region, often with devastating effects for communities throughout Myanmar.

Opium and ‘Development’ in Myanmar: the political economy of a resurgent crop

Aug 4, 2017 Asia Prospects Patrick Meehan

Shan State is the source of over 95 percent of opium in Southeast Asia. Over the past three decades, demand for and addiction to opium derivatives has risen dramatically in the region, often with devastating effects for communities throughout Myanmar.

L’indebolimento dell’autorità morale e politica della Lega Nazionale per la Democrazia

Aug 2, 2017 Asia Prospects Nicholas Farrelly

Sin dalla vittoria schiacciante ottenuta dalla Lega Nazionale per la Democrazia (NLD) nel novembre 2015, le discussioni sul futuro politico del Myanmar hanno preso...   Read More

Continuità e cambiamento nel Myanmar di Aung San Suu Kyi

Aug 2, 2017 Asia Prospects Giuseppe Gabusi

A partire dal 2011, la Repubblica dell’Unione del Myanmar ha affrontato un processo di trasformazione politica, economica, e militare. La prima trasformazione è senza...   Read More

Origini storico-politiche ed evoluzione della crisi dei Rohingya

Aug 2, 2017 Asia Prospects Han Ka

Cinque anni fa, parallelamente all’avvio della transizione politica in Myanmar, un’esplosione di violenza tra buddisti e musulmani ha travolto lo Stato Rakhine (o Arakan)....   Read More

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