Governance

Pay to Stay: Cambodia’s Refugee Policy

By Joshua Simonidis In September 2014 the Cambodian government signed an agreement with Canberra to resettle a potentially unlimited number of refugees originally destined for Australia in exchange for increased aid. Human rights groups criticized the agreement and Cambodia’s capacity…

The Leaderboard: Chan Chun Sing

Who is he? Chan Chun Sing was until recently Singapore’s minister for social and family development and second minister of defense. He was appointed deputy secretary-general of the National Trade Unions Congress (NTUC), Singapore’s official trade union, in January. Before…

The Leaderboard: Tin Aye

Who is he? Tin Aye is the chairman of Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) and a retired lieutenant general. A longtime military officer, Tin Aye held the position of chief of military ordnance in the previous junta government until winning…

The Leaderboard: Wang Qishan

Who is he? Wang Qishan is head of the Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection (CCDI), the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) anti-corruption watchdog agency. Born in Qingdao in 1948, he was sent to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. There…