Cambodia’s 2013 Elections: A Measure of Political Inclusion?

Cambodians will go to the polls on July 28 for the fifth National Assembly election since the U.N. organized the historic 1993 elections. Victory for the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is expected by many to be a foregone conclusion – a continuation of Hun Sen’s 28-year reign as prime minister, one of the longest serving leaders in Asia.

Transparency International’s 2013 Global Corruption Barometer

Transparency International’s 2013 Global Corruption Barometer, the biggest survey tracking public opinion on corruption, revealed that over half of the 114,000 people surveyed in 107 countries believe the level of corruption has increased over the past two...

Australia Continues Support for Community Development Activities

Makati City, Philippines, July 23, 2013 — The Australian Government has awarded financial grants to 21 Philippine civil society organizations (CSOs) amounting to nearly P30 million to help address the pressing needs of various communities around the country. The...

Asia Foundation Hosts Singapore’s Ambassador to the U.S.

On July 9, The Asia Foundation hosted Singapore’s ambassador to the U.S., Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, for a special dinner at its San Francisco headquarters. Mr. Mirpuri discussed ASEAN and regional integration, the “haze” crisis, what it means to be...