AsianPundit is the source for dynamic, on-the-ground commentary and perspective on Asia. Written by four long-term resident and Asian multi-career observers — they are executives, journalists, political practitioners, and academics — AsianPundit provides perspective on economics, political affairs, commerce, and culture in a real-world, real-work view of contemporary Asia. Whether you live and work in Asia or have commercial and intellectual interest in real-world Asia, AsianPundit provides an opportunity for you to absorb and create opinion on the affairs of the world’s most diverse yet fastest-growing continent. Our editorial commitment is to healthy and spirited debate by individuals who are shaping Asia. Our posts are intended to provide a reliable, trusted source of fast-breaking news and reactions to the news. Readers’ perspectives demonstrate how well we argue our views, either validating those views or providing welcome yet contrasting perspective.