National Sections of the L5I:

Asia-Pacific

The Tiananmen Massacre - 25 years on

The massacre that took place in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4th 1989 was a turning point not only for China but for the whole world. Read more...

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...