In a study of Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Poland, Turkey and the US, writes ANDREW SHENG, scientists attribute populism to the rise of decisive leaders who push nationalism, demonise opponents and stir up issues that further divide societies.
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President Moon Jae-in contributed this article to The Korea Herald and Asia News Network member newspapers on the occasion of the 2019 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit.
It is unclear whether or not Japan will be able to secure enough foreign workers to sustain the Japanese economy in the future.
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A Taiwanese trade official said pro-democracy protest shows lack of trust between the two peoples.
The activists were sentenced to prison for organizing and participating in pro-democracy protests.
Priyanka Gandhi is from the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that has given India three prime ministers, including Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister.
Taiwan must be set to weather the effects of the US-China trade war says its Finance Minister.
The host of Asia’s Next Top Model and feminist activist speaks about using video to spark important dialogues, and how social change starts with each of us.
The former Prime Minister added that businessman Jho Low cheated the country out of billions.
Asia News Network commentators weigh the pros and cons of working with China on its Belt and Road Initiative.
Kim should seize the opportunity to end nuclear crisis, engage with the world, writes Chon Shi-yong.
Actor and Filmmaker James Tang takes a look at the negative criticisms of Crazy Rich Asians from around Asia and says you’re all missing the point.
Economic success has lifted nearly a billion people out of poverty in Asia, still, four Asia-Pacific countries are classified as low income.
For any talks between President Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani to happen, the US must rejoin the Iran nuclear deal.
Kingsley Abbott, International Commission of Jurists senior adviser, spoke at Asia News Network’s conference on elections and democracy.
The world suddenly stands at the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with technological advancement in the digital, physical and biological worlds bringing change at unprecedented speed and disrupting everything – business, politics and society at large.