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Asian Survey. 1979; 195506–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644041
Published: 01 May 1979
... INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS IN THAILAND Ronald L. Krannich THIS PAPER EXAMINES intergovernmental relations in Thailand by focusing on the linkages between the central government and 118 municipal government units. While the concept of intergov- ernmental relations usually refers to relationships among relatively...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961044–1069 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1044
Published: 01 December 2019
... economic infrastructure (transportation, telecommunication, and energy-related facilities), and this figure was the high- est among all the Development Assistance Committee member countries.3 The Japan model is starkly different from its American and European counterparts.4 American foreign aid programs...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585847–873 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.847
Published: 01 October 2018
...Taylor C. McMichael Japanese distributive politics draws scholarly attention as a partial but powerful explanation of the LDP’s electoral dominance via the contention that the LDP rewarded its supporters and punished its opponents. But the empirical evidence disappears when intergovernmental...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585822–846 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.822
Published: 01 October 2018
... and regulatory tightening, macro-prudential measures Fiscal sector Transparency and accountability of local government financing vehicles Tighter scrutiny of PPP projects Aligning intergovernmental fiscal relations SOURCE: By author. 20. Lingling Wei, China Is Set to Allow Banks to Swap Bad...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584747–769 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.747
Published: 01 August 2018
... Chinese Commu- nist Party s Political-Judicial Committee.25 The work of the intergovernmental committee is divided among several subcommittees, such as the subcommittees on trade and economic relations (coordinated by the Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Trade and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce), cooperation...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584726–746 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.726
Published: 01 August 2018
... close relation- ship between democratic principles and SD.8 Varshney argues that democ- racies have been slow and steady, but not spectacular, in attacking poverty.9 The aim of this paper is to evaluate the progress made and the challenges facing the Sirisena government in achieving good governance and...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58155–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.55
Published: 01 February 2018
... , accessed November 17, 2017. KUHRT AND COSTA BURANELLI / RUSSIA AND THE CIS IN 2017 59 same time carefully refraining from any form of interference. Such regional engagement has to be discussed from a twofold perspective: bilateral relations, and multilateral relations within intergovernmental...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 575956–979 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.5.956
Published: 01 October 2017
... in Afghanistan, where Japan lost another NGO volunteer in 2008.17 By this time, Japan considered small arms, as stated by then Foreign Minister Kawaguchi Yoriko, to be at the nexus of peace and development and intricately related to other problems, ranging from child soldiers to post- conflict...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574764–789 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.764
Published: 01 August 2017
... of MSAR Government Public Opinion Program, University of Hong Kong, December 19, 2014, , accessed December 20, 2014. 40. Alex H. Choi, Intergovernmental Relations between Mainland China and the Macao SAR in Evan M. Berman, ed...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574618–640 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.618
Published: 01 August 2017
... increasing trade dependence on China has not gone unnoticed in either China2 JUSTIN V. HASTINGS is an Associate Professor in International Relations and Comparative Politics at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is the author of No Man s Land: Globalization, Territory and Clandestine Groups in Southeast...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 573571–593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.571
Published: 01 June 2017
... Department of International Relations, Yonsei University, Wonju, Republic of Korea. The late LEE POH PING was Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya. Kim Hyung Jong, with profound sadness, would like to acknowledge the significance and value of the work of Professor...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 573416–449 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.416
Published: 01 June 2017
... within the context of shaping a mod- ern, global strategic layout for Beijing. Beijing continues to rule out the possibility of military confrontation with the US, but also seeks a long- term transformation in the character of contemporary international relations, from an international system dominated...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 571150–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.150
Published: 01 February 2017
... / THAILAND IN 2016 153 and ethnic issues.5 While the polling had been relatively peaceful, a series of bombs went off in southern resort towns in the days following the referen- dum, killing four people and injuring more than 30 others. THAI ECONOMY AND FOREIGN RELATIONS Thailand s economy remained largely...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 563415–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.3.415
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Nonetheless, the ASEANCharter finally expressed its member states responsibility to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms and announced the establishment of an ASEAN human rights body.8 The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights was formed in 2009, when it began drafting an ASEAN human...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 561155–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.155
Published: 01 February 2016
... livelihoods of those down- stream. The Laotian parliament approved the dam without the consent of the Mekong River Commission, a regional intergovernmental organization com- prising Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. 158 ASIAN SURVEY 56:1 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS China remained Cambodia s most important...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 545987–1008 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.5.987
Published: 01 October 2014
... able to circumvent reform efforts to retain their influence. Many significant issues remained to be determined by regulations rather than by law, which increased ambiguity.41 Furthermore, line ministries made use of intergovernmental processes to create negative lists as opportunities to add new...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 544700–724 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.4.700
Published: 01 August 2014
... in this article will, therefore, be made in relation to the Lancang while the use of the term Lancang-Mekong River will refer to the river s upstream and downstream sections. 4. In Yunnan, the river flows through seven prefectures. The Lancang watershed is populated by nearly five million...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 544621–650 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.4.621
Published: 01 August 2014
... than two-thirds in 2050.1 Asia s rapid urbanization is driving increased water demand both for municipal supply and for the industrial and agricultural products in demand in cities. This essay analyzes how shared water has become an instrument of power in interstate relations in Asia, stoking...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 533423–435 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.3.423
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Nonetheless, in many ways, the SCO members created a new form of multilateral intergovernmental organization, representative of the fluidity of post-Cold War international relations. The Shanghai spirit a cautious or minimal form of cooperation, seems to be most fitted for a group of old and new states...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 533461–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.3.461
Published: 01 June 2013
... financial capacity to invest in SCO countries and even to bail out some of them in times of crisis, with the attendant risk of constraining them in their political and economic relations with Beijing. Obviously, that is one of the reasons why the Russian govern- ment says it would prefer a development fund...