“Freedom is like a drug”


The following is an adapted excerpt from the chapter, “People-to-People Connections in a Transforming Asia”, by Zach Przystup, from the CALI Press-published book: Experiencing Asia: New Perspectives. Zach shares his encounters with two North Korean defectors and his insights on the importance of information as a means for political reform in North Korea.

Insights Into a New Malaysia


The following is an excerpt from the chapter, “Macroeconomics, Progress and Asia”, by Vivian Yuhang Wang, from the CALI Press-published book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Asia. Written in 2015, Vivian shares her insights through her encounter with Young Malaysians, foreshadowing themes of what observers are calling a “New Malaysia” in 2018.