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    Resolving the China-US Competition and the Greater Global Challenge

    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    Any accelerated decoupling of the US and Chinese economies is bound to have serious implications for the trading, technology and financial partners of both nations.

    US-China Competition: It’s the Economy, Thucydides

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    Graham Allison’s “Thucydides trap” is not a trigger for war, but only the pre-condition for hegemonic conflict.

    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

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    Population & Society

    Shaping the Political Narrative of Hong Kong’s Opposition Movement

    Thursday, December 26, 2019

    What has kept the Hong Kong protests going? 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow Massimiliano Santini believes it's all about political narrative.

    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.

    Economy

    Could the US and China Have Avoided Escalating Their Trade War?

    Thursday, June 6, 2019

    The rise in trade tensions between the US and China may be due to the American side’s failure to appreciate the implications of China’s not being a rule-of-law country – that administrative action, not laws on the books, get things done in China, writes Zhiwu Chen, Director of the Asia Global Institute (AGI) and Victor and William Fung Professor in Economics at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

    AsiaGlobal Voices

    Trending Opinions From Across the Region

    Regulations Out of Touch with Reality

    Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    The decisive force in the market is consumers’ choice, not more regulations.

    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.

    An Unconscionable Prisoner Policy

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    We applaud the decision to release almost 40,000 prisoners at risk from the Covid-19 pandemic, but prisoners of conscience are excluded from the policy.

    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".

    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?

    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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