TITLE

Vox Populi

AUTHOR(S)
Ferguson, Tim
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;Jun2011, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author comments on the democratic developments and political conditions in Southeast Asia, including the poor performance of the governing People's Action party in Singapore during the May 2011 elections, elections in the five Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and acquiring of a naval port in Gwadar, Pakistan by China.
ACCESSION #
61349427

 

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