South China Sea Dispute
With this latest standing committee, President Xi Jinping has cemented his authority over the Party for the next five years.
This backgrounder recounts the latest progress by ASEAN on the South China Sea dispute, and explores why consensus has been so elusive for the regional grouping.
Informed activists help improve public involvement in policy planning
Is science diplomacy the answer to the South China Sea dispute?
Upstream dams and climate change are increasing the odds of a water conflict along the Mekong River, and this is one case where China holds all the cards.