Tag: Burma

Asia This Week – June 14, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsHong Kong Local – November 24, 2019 and Legislative – Due September 2020Washington Post: “What’s happening on Kong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade: Hong Kong saw its biggest protests in five years on… Read More

Asia This Week – February 15, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsThailand Parliamentary – March 24, 2019Tim Newton in The Thaiger: “The day that shook Thai politics” Princess Ubolratana's surprising, and short, candidacy for prime minister in Thailand gave election observers whiplash last week. @PavinKyoto looks at what… Read More

Asia This Week – February 1, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsOn deck: Japan, provincial elections throughout the year; Solomon Islands general (February);  Thailand parliamentary (February 24); Micronesia congressional (March 5); Australia, New South Wales state (March 23); Tuvalu legislative (March 31); India, general and Andhra Pradesh and Odisha states (April/May); Japan… Read More

Asia This Week – January 4, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsHong Kong Rural Representative – January 7 and 13, 2019 and City Council – November 2019Thousands marched in Hong Kong on New Years to call for democracy. Sum Lok-kei at the South China Morning Post writes: “The… Read More


Upcoming ElectionsBangladesh Parliamentary – December 30, 2018The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) canceled its election observation mission because Bangladesh did not grant visas to enough of its observers in time. The United States was disappointed. Facebook has… Read More