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