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India can boast world-class hospitals and skilled medical staff, but there remains stark disparities in healthcare access and quality for its 1.4 billion people, particularly in rural areas. So, how are India’s national and state governments working to make quality healthcare affordable for the masses a reality?
Despite a struggling economy and the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake, Erdoğan prevailed in a runoff election that highlighted deep political polarization. What does his staying power say about the state of democracy in Türkiye?
As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr begins his second year as president of the Philippines, how is he putting his own stamp on the country’s leadership and political landscape?
What is it about Taiwan that has made it the regional forerunner when it comes to the rights of sexual minorities? What lessons can other societies in Asia learn from Taiwan’s experience?
Countries across the Indo-Pacific have had to find ways of resolving or at least learning to live with disputed maritime borders. So how have they chosen to handle maritime border disagreements?