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    Covid-19 and the Implementation of Xi Jinping’s Major-Power Diplomacy

    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    Tensions between China and the US have been exacerbated by the emergence of a more assertive China on the global stage and Xi Jinping’s pursuit of major-power diplomacy

    Covid-19 and the Global Food Supply

    Thursday, May 14, 2020
    Many food-importing countries must boost domestic food production during the pandemic, but withdrawing from global trade is not the answer to promoting food security.

    Sealing Borders Leads Only to a Pyrrhic Victory

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020
    While drastic actions may yield success in controlling the spread of the coronavirus, they will likely lead to severe damage to economies that may be felt for years

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    Covid-19

    Covid-19 and the Decade of Risk

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    A dangerous decade lies ahead for the global economy as well as for health and safety, and only a fundamental rethink about how nations can collaborate will be the cure.

    Geopolitics

    The China-US Technological Competition and its Opportunity Costs

    Thursday, December 12, 2019

    The US-China trade dispute is much more than a battle over a US$420 billion deficit, what the tensions are really about is a race for “geo-technological” superiority.

    Technology

    Beyond the U.S.-China Race for Geotechnological Supremacy

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    The world is looking on uneasily as China challenges the United States as a technological power, but a zero-sum game is not an inevitability. Governments, businesses, and civil society can come together to help the world break out of this duopoly for a more sustainable future.

    AsiaGlobal Voices

    Trending Opinions From Across the Region

    The Coronavirus Relief Allowance for Children is too Small

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020
    To prevent households with children from having no rice to eat today, the allowance should be at least 30,000 yen per child.

    Quarantine Vs Commemorations

    Friday, May 22, 2020
    Is quarantine a method of punishment?

    The Jobs-Education Mismatch From The Students’ Perspective

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    The biggest mismatch is in the graduates’ lack of the core skills of critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills, much more than technical skills.

    Do Not Use War Imagery As A Metaphor In The Coronavirus Battle

    Friday, May 22, 2020
    Another challenge for health professionals is how to compete with government in providing reliable information.

    Parental Neglect, Filial Piety and the Hara Goo Law

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    South Korean society is witnessing the rise of another extreme of "filial litigation".

    Take a Second Look at Abe’s Attempt to Revise Special Prosecutor Law

    Friday, May 22, 2020
    While everyone in Japan is free to express a political opinion, individual judgement must not be based on intuition, feelings and anti-intellectualism.

    News from Asia Global Institute

    INTERVIEW | IS JAPAN READY FOR A COVID-19 OUTBREAK? | YOSHIKAZU KATO

    Monday, March 2, 2020

    Yoshikazu Kato, Adjunct Associate Professor, Asia Global Institute 

    While the Japanese government maintains the country is safe from a large-scale COVID-19 epidemic, many people worry that the virus may over-stretch its medical system. Our adjunct associate professor Yoshikazu Kato shares his views on the subject with CGTN.

    OP-ED I CHINA’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

    Monday, February 3, 2020

    Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, Asia Global Institute

    China is facing its ultimate test with the Novel Coronavirus outbreak. Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, gives his take on China’s response to the new virus.

    OP-ED I DEMOCRACY IN MALAWI I GEORGE LWANDA AND JOHN CHIPEMBERE LWANDA

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    2018 AsiaGlobal Fellow George Lwanda and John Chipembere Lwanda

    2018 AsiaGlobal Fellow George Lwanda and John Chipembere Lwanda argue that Scotland has a moral obligation founded on its historical and cultural links with Malawi to publicly take a stand that supports and not compromises the democratic will of the people of Malawi.

    PODCAST | THE HONG KONG PROTESTS: THE VIEW FROM CAMPUS | ALEJANDRO REYES

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    Alejandro T. Reyes

    Asia Global Institute Director of Knowledge Dissemination Alejandro Reyes speaks with SupChina on the Hong Kong protests.

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