"Making predictions is tough, especially about the future," said legendary baseball player Yogi Berra. Skidding oil prices, the ruble's collapse, the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment and the downfall of another high-ranking Chinese official are just a few of the headline- grabbing stories as 2014 comes to a close.Despite the dangers of crystal-ball gazing, we hazard a few guesses about the coming year. The ASEAN Economic Community will weld Southeast Asia closer together. India and Indonesia will wrestle with reform. And all of Asia will brace for a Fed rate hike. But come what may in 2015, the Nikkei Asian Review will be there to shed light on the key people and events shaping the region.