Major Issues In SOUTH ASIA Monday, April 22, 2019 INDIA Modi counters Pakistan’s nuclear threats. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is no longer afraid of nuclear threats from Pakistan. Modi made the declaration during a campaign rally in Barmer City in Rajasthan State yesterday. “Pakistan used to give nuclear threats. What do we […]
Major Issues in EAST ASIA PACIFIC Monday, April 22, 2019 INDONESIA Pollsters challenge Prabowo camp. The Public Opinion Survey Association, or Persepi, challenged presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his campaign team to prove his claims of victory in the 2019 presidential election. Eight Persepi members—Indikator, Charta Politica, Populi Center, Saiful Mudjani Research Center, Indonesia […]
Bhargav Reddy – APAC Assistance Operations Assistant Major Issues In SOUTH ASIA FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 INDIA Trade suspended across J&K Line of Control. India suspended trade across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir yesterday over concern that the route was being misused by Pakistan-based terror organizations to smuggle weapons, narcotics […]
Paul Quaglia – APAC Assistance Director Major Issues In EAST ASIA PACIFIC FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 INDONESIA Widodo declares victory as Prabowo rejects election results. President Joko Widodo declared victory in the April 17 presidential election. He made the declaration based on unofficial quick count data of private pollsters which show him winning […]
President Joko Widodo is set to win his second and final five-year term.
A Democrat Party politician, Thepithai Senapong, has suggested the use of Section 27 of the Constitution,
The second phase of India’s general elections (Lok Sabha) is scheduled to be held tomorrow in 91 constituencies across 20 states.
More than 30 roads in Bangkok around the Grand Palace will be closed to traffic from May 2 to May 6 for the royal coronation ceremonies.
A coalition of Papuan lawyers, academics, local leaders, churches and women’s organizations has challenged the legality of the 1969 legal basis of Papua’s integration with Indonesia.
A Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Khordha town near the state capital of Bhubaneshwar in Orissa yesterday.