Tag: Thailand

Asia This Week – January 18, 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 11, 2019

Upcoming Elections We’re watching India, the world’s biggest democracy, which has general elections scheduled for this spring, as well as legislative elections Thailand, Maldives, and Philippines midterms. Indonesia will hold presidential, legislative, and regional elections in April. 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

Asia This Week – December 28, 2018

Upcoming ElectionsBangladesh General – December 30, 2018On December 30, over 100 million Bangladeshis will elect 299 members of the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament), choosing from 1,848 candidates. The Daily Star, a leading Bangladeshi English-language newspaper, has an interactive… 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

Asia This Week – December 14, 2018

Upcoming Elections in the NewsBangladesh Parliamentary – December 30, 2018There has been violence leading up to Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections later this month. Two supporters of the ruling party were killed in clashes, and dozens have been injured. An… Read More

Asia – December 7, 2018

Upcoming Elections in the NewsIndia State Elections – December 11, 2018Kartikeya Singh of the Center for Strategic and International Studies analyzes the implications of this month’s elections elections in five states, where 16 percent of India’s population, or… Read More

Asia This Week – December 1, 2018

Upcoming Elections in the News December 7, 2018 – Rajasthan (India) State ElectionsBloomberg reports: “Key Indian states are voting in polls that may be a preview of next year’s national election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeting populist… Read More