Ten years after the Asian financial crisis, the Pacific economies have yet to really recover. Meanwhile, as columnist Walden Bello argues, finance capital resists any form of global regulation, making more financial crises likely.
Posts Tagged: Thailand
The military promised to rid Thailand of corruption. So far, all the coup leaders have done is rid the country of democracy.
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.
Beijing is wooing Southeast Asia. Washington can either try to break up the relationship, writes Evelyn Goh, or work out a more peaceable ménage a trois.
What's going on in Thailand, briefly.
The recent coup in Thailand marks the downfall of democracy in Thailand. Will it also signal a retreat from democracy worldwide?
Oil is a mixed blessing for Nigeria, Liberia, and Chad. Columnist Emira Woods reports on how the rich have pocketed the profits and the poor have suffered the environmental consequences.