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Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Thaksin is riding high - maybe too high

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of Thailand is riding high, but for good or ill there are finite limits to his power at home and his influence abroad.
Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Philip Bowring: Thaksin is riding high - maybe too high

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
In just three years in office Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of Thailand has established himself as the most prominent leader in the region.
Wednesday, December 31, 2003
The mysterious demise of a grand ocean liner
By Philip Bowring (IHT)
The Cunard liner Queen Mary 2 will set off on her maiden journey exactly 31 years after the Queen Elizabeth burned and sank in the Hong Kong harbor.
Saturday, December 27, 2003
Taiwan's democracy thrives
Lessons for China

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
Washington as well as Beijing should take note of the effects of democracy in Taiwan.
Saturday, December 20, 2003
Philip Bowring: The forgotten war in Aceh

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
Indonesia is plural, open and democratic, but ruthless in responding to suggestions it could or should break up.
Wednesday, December 3, 2003
China's hunger for resources grows
Beijing's focus shifts

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
China’s resource vulnerability will shift the focus of global attention over the next few years.
Wednesday, November 26, 2003
Hong Kong to Beijing: Give us democracy
The ballot speaks

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
Whatever happens to the economy, Hong Kong’s demand for constitutional reform will not go away.
Tuesday, November 18, 2003
Philip Bowring: Bush's visit to Britain exposes deep division
Mind the gap

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
The state visit to Britain this week by President George W. Bush has already done more harm than good to relations between the United States and its closest ally.
Monday, November 3, 2003
The Philippines: Democracy in crisis
By Philip Bowring (IHT)
The Philippines, once a beacon for democrats in Asia, is now an ever more acute embarrassment.
Wednesday, October 29, 2003
A black market omen in an ailing paradise
By Philip Bowring (IHT)
Economic decay could put an end to President France Albert René’s long rule over the Seychelles.
Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Malaysia after Mahathir
The outsider

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
It is to be hoped that Mahathir bin Mohamad’s successor, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, will reassert Malay traditions of tolerance.
Thursday, October 23, 2003
Muslims who want to modernize
The Islamic world

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
If nothing else, Malaysia’s efforts as summit impresario may have given the Organization of the Islamic Conference a chance to be relevant.
Tuesday, October 14, 2003
Southeast Asia: Bold ambitions hobbled by petty rivalries
By Philip Bowring (IHT)
East Asian countries should put aside their rivalries and cooperate on trade and currency issues.
Wednesday, October 1, 2003
Meanwhile: A Communist guerrilla looks back at 80
By Philip Bowring (IHT)
Chin Peng, the leader of the Communist insurgency in Malaya and Singapore in the 1940’s, gives his views in a new book as he nears his 80th birthday.
Wednesday, September 24, 2003
China's pivotal position for the world economy
Trade and currency

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
China occupies a pivotal position on the two most crucial issues facing the world economy: the future of the WTO and Asian currencies.
Monday, September 15, 2003
Philip Bowring: Debunking Jakarta's courts hurts West
Lynch-mob journalism

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
The Indonesian Islamic militant and alleged leader of Jemaah Islamiyah deserves bad press but not lynch-mob journalism.
Friday, September 5, 2003
A stronger yuan could help China

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
China must change its currency policy, enabling the yuan to appreciate against the dollar.
Thursday, August 28, 2003
Bears, volcanoes, oil: Russia's remote east
By Philip Bowring (IHT)
The death of Igor Farkhutdinov, governor of the oil-rich Russian region of Sakhalin, could slow the revival of the region, but it seems unlikely to stop it.
Friday, August 22, 2003
The looming clash of the generations
A demographic 'perfect storm'

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
Neither the state nor the private sector is in a position to meet the promises made to the aging generation. Tough political decisions will have to be taken to change expectations.
Tuesday, August 19, 2003
Philip Bowring: Behind the Hambali hype, tension rises
Southeast Asian anger

By Philip Bowring (IHT)
The trial of captured militant leader Hambali should take place in Southeast Asia.

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