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A Rocky 2016 Expected: New Leaders in Asia Face Economic, Security Issues

This week, communists in Vietnam and Laos are picking leaders to run their countries for the next five years. In Taiwan, the election of the first female president has prompted China to warn hopes for independence are “hallucinations.” In the Philippines, candidate after candidate is being accused of not qualifying for the upcoming presidential contest. In other words, 2016 could be a bumpy year for the Asia Pacific. And not just in electoral politics. Troubling issues The...

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