Asia

Energy Security and Energy Risk Management

I. Current Situations of Energy Development: A Case Study for China Status Quo of China’s Energy Supply and Demand China’s economic growth rate has far exceeded its available supply of energy....

China-Kazakhstan Energy Relations Between 1997 and 2012

Part One: Introduction Most of the media attention on Chinese foreign policy focuses on the relations between Beijing and its Eastern neighbors (Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, and Pyongyang), as well as on...

Dynamics of Natural Gas Pricing: The Critical Need for a Natural Gas Hub in South Asia

Introduction The natural gas market in the Asia-Pacific region is seeing great changes, as markets like Japan and South Korea mature and newer markets like India look towards different gas pricing...

Setting Up Shop: The Far Reaching Implications of China's Burgeoning Presence in Africa

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A Narrative of Low-Wage Migrants in Singapore

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The Empowerment of Women in South Korea

Political Participation of Women in South Korea   The participation of women in the political arena is a growing trend in the twenty-first century. Until the second decade of the twentieth century,...

If I Were To Choose Between Being Born a Girl in India or China...

A 1953 Chinese propaganda poster reading: "Freedom in marriage; happiness and good luck." Photo credit: ChinesePosters.net Within the past year, a number of shocking rape cases in India have...