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Southeast Asia

China's soft – and less soft – power in Southeast Asia

Maria Serena I. Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Alan H. Yang (eds.): China's Footprints in Southeast Asia

: When Barack Obama announced his 'pivot to Asia' strategy, it was not least a response to China's growing influence in the region. In a new anthology, China's success in putting footprints in neighboring countries is assessed.

The mission strikes back

Terence Chong (ed.): Pentecostal Megachurches in Southeast Asia. Negotiating Class, Consumption and the Nation

: Pentecostal, charismatic denominations are growing rapidly all over the world, especially in Southeast Asia. They also travel with labor migrants to Europe.