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Are China’s economic woes due to the effects of the CCP’s zero-COVID policy and the Party’s overreach or is the reality of the relationship between the CCP, commercial enterprise, and China’s economy is far more nuanced?
Cambodia has for decades been aligning itself ever closer to China, with substantial economic and political consequences for it, the region and beyond.
India can boast world-class hospitals and skilled medical staff, but there remains stark disparities in healthcare access and quality for its 1.4 billion people, particularly in rural areas. So, how are India’s national and state governments working to make quality healthcare affordable for the masses a reality?
Despite a struggling economy and the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake, Erdoğan prevailed in a runoff election that highlighted deep political polarization. What does his staying power say about the state of democracy in Türkiye?
As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr begins his second year as president of the Philippines, how is he putting his own stamp on the country’s leadership and political landscape?