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    Living in Lockdown: Learning from the Kashmir Experience

    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    How have Kashmiris endured multiple lockdowns over the past 30 years? Physician and AsiaGlobal Fellow Amit Wanchoo offers practical advice on living through a crisis.

    The Blame Game: Asia, Democracy and Covid-19

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Winning the battle against the coronavirus pandemic is not a case of democracy vs. dictatorship or “East vs. West”. What matters are trust, equality and competence.

    Democracy in Southeast Asia: Elites are an Obstacle

    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Robin Ramcharan of the Asia Centre in Bangkok offers an approach for strengthening democratization in the region.

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    Interest Rate Cuts to Fight Coronavirus Impact Will Worsen Inequality

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    Such interventions only serve to worsen wealth inequality and, as a result, could fuel anti-globalization sentiment.

    Geopolitics

    Whose Rules-Based International Order is it Anyway?

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    The Trump administration has turned away from the multilateralism that the United States itself created, leaving the rules-based international order under severe stress. Alejandro Reyes of the Asia Global Institute argues that attempts by some G7 countries and "like-minded" allies to strengthen the global system will have limited impact if their aim is to assert liberal values rather than shape a new order by working with China, India and other players who prefer pragmatism over preaching.

    Geopolitics

    The Korean Games, Olympic and Otherwise

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    North Korea has agreed to march alongside South Korea and to have a joint women’s hockey team with its neighbor at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The sports diplomacy of North Korea is often unpredictable, but could this particular instance signal a geopolitical détente in an East Asia gripped by nuclear fears?

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    Covid-19 Economic Stimulus: Where will the money come from?

    Friday, April 3, 2020
    These measures can only fix the symptoms while helping buy additional time rather than address the root issues of the country’s economic problems.

    Lock Down the Country but Don’t Let the Economy Collapse

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020
    Or we may see Thais committing suicide to escape economic hardship, poverty and disease as some had done even before Covid-19 arrived.

    Our Constant and Existential Water Challenge

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Singapore still faces challenges such as wasteful domestic water consumption and loss due to industrial cooling and processing.

    Get on Top of the Learning Curve – Don’t Dilute the National Education Policy

    Friday, March 20, 2020
    The final National Education Policy should not be diluted from the carefully formulated draft that includes bold, progressive measures.

    Support Organic Farmers During the Covid-19 Crisis

    Thursday, April 2, 2020
    Due to the delay in the start of school, organic farms that supply food for school lunches are reeling from losing a major share of their market.

    The Age of the Neoliberal Virus

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    The coronavirus is our first neoliberal virus because of how governments – even those in the better social welfare capitalist states in Europe – have confronted it.

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    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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