The Asia Foundation Releases Annual Report

The Asia Foundation just released its annual report, a review of the past year’s work and the culminating output of a year-long collaborative process to refresh its mission, vision, and values after nearly 60 years at work. Read highlights from each country...

A New Beginning for Malaysian Politics?

On May 6, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak took the oath of office as Malaysia’s 7th prime minister before King Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah at the National Palace. Prime Minister Najib’s coalition, Barisan Nasional, returned to power when it won 133 of the 222 parliamentary seats to form the Federal Government.

The Philippines Rocks for a Fully Abled Nation

Eastwood City in Metro Manila came alive on May 7 as top bands and artists came together, in front of some 200 persons with disabilities (PWDs) and more than a thousand fans for a free concert to encourage and inspire the audience to go out and vote in the upcoming midterm elections on May 13…