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  • What does the Australian submarine deal mean for non-proliferation?0

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    • September 17, 2021

    Nuclear subs are fuelled with the same stuff used in bombs The Economist    17 September 2021 Only once in its history has America handed over a nuclear submarine propulsion plant, the crown jewels of military technology, to another country. That was 63 years ago when America helped the Royal Navy to go nuclear. Now it

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  • India’s diminishing democracy: Narendra Modi threatens to turn India into a one-party state0

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    • November 29, 2020

    An increasingly dominant prime minister and the ongoing erosion of checks and balances Briefing Nov 28th 2020 edition  The Economist Nov 28th 2020 DELHI   In early november justices at India’s Supreme Court turned their attention to an urgent plea. Arnab Goswami, a prominent journalist, had been dragged from his home and hurled into jail. Government

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  • Sri Lanka’s president is amassing personal power0

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    • November 2, 2020

    Constitutional amendments make Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s authority almost absolute Asia Oct 31st 2020 The Economist    NEVER SAY Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves things to chance. After decisively winning the presidential election last November, putting family in charge of important government departments, suspending Parliament and finally winning postponed elections in early August in a landslide for his Sri

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  • Anti-social network In Myanmar, Facebook struggles with a deluge of disinformation0

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    • October 29, 2020

    The Economist Weeks before an election, Burmese social media are awash with fake news and vitriol Asia Oct 22nd 2020 edition Oct 22nd 2020 SINGAPORE Mg mg kyaw can still remember the day he got his first mobile phone. It was 2012, and Myanmar was emerging from decades under the heel of a military junta. In a

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  • Muffled cries Governments all over Asia are silencing critical journalists0

    The Economist They have used covid-19 to justify a crackdown that was already under way Asia Jun 13th 2020 edition SINGAPORE It is over a month now since the screen went dark. At 7.52pm on May 5th abs–cbn, the biggest broadcaster in the Philippines, ceased transmission. In theory, its licence simply expired—nothing to do with a years-long feud

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  • Deadly tide: Infections are rising fast in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan0

    Hospitals are already struggling to cope Asia Jun 6th 2020 edition Jun 6th 2020 DELHI AND ISLAMABAD Over the past week Bangladesh, India and Pakistan have largely lifted nationwide lockdowns intended to curb the spread of covid-19. The freeing of 1.7bn people—more than a fifth of humanity—from varied restrictions will bring relief to the region’s battered economies.

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  • Silicon subcontinent India’s booming startup scene is showing signs of trouble0

    The Economist Mar 12th 2020 A decade of phenomenal growth has created 80,000 tech firms—and mounting losses DELHI, MUMBAI AND SINGAPORE When itinerant venture capitalists land at Delhi airport, many head straight to Aerocity, a new development of glass, steel and Starbucks next door that would not look out of place in Silicon Valley, Singapore or

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