National Sections of the L5I:

Asia-Pacific

Cambodia: Textile boom and mass strikes

Beijing, Tokyo: playing with fire?

The scenario is eerily familiar. Read more...

The political crisis in Thailand: pseudo-Democrats reaching for power

The political crisis in Thailand: pseudo-Democrats reaching for power Read more...

China: new leadership strengthens its grip

China: Slowing growth rates not Beijing's biggest worry

In July it has become traditional for China's leaders to leave behind the heat and smog of Beijing and head for the seaside resort of Beidaihe. Read more...

End economic sanctions and military provocations against North Korea

China: Factional Stalemate in Beijing

Few things are as well organised as the 5 yearly Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Read more...

Apple and Foxconn – the reality behind the image

Last week, in a blaze of publicity, Apple unveiled its latest iPhone. Read more...