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    Challenging Days Ahead for Taiwan’s Re-elected Leader

    Thursday, January 16, 2020
    In her second term, Tsai Ing-wen will need to navigate a tricky path between hardliners in her pro-independence party and Beijing.

    Taiwan’s Elections Highlight a Generation Gap

    Thursday, January 16, 2020
    The Taiwan elections revealed a wide generation gap among voters. A reason for this gulf is the use of social media and different perspectives on divisive social issues.

    Governance and Stability in Cyberspace: What Will it Take?

    Thursday, January 9, 2020
    While governments have long seen cybersecurity as a national concern, the necessity of including non-state actors in relevant policymaking is slowly being recognized.

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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.

    Environment

    Agricultural Subsidies and Climate Change: A Policy Reflection from Africa

    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Climate change is severely affecting smallholder farmers in Africa, who represent the majority of the agriculture sector across the continent.

    Politics

    For a Truly Global Peace Agenda in a Multipolar World

    Thursday, October 17, 2019

    The Global South, particularly China and other Asian countries, is more active in conflict prevention and resolution

    AsiaGlobal Voices

    Trending Opinions From Across the Region

    Reforming the Corruption Eradication Commission

    Thursday, January 23, 2020
    The deconstruction and reconstruction of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is nearly complete, making it more bureaucratic.

    Waving a Flag in the Year of the Tokyo Olympics

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    Why are so many people attracted to flags?

    Tsai Ing-Wen’s Re-election is Just a “Storm in a Teacup”

    Friday, January 17, 2020
    Tsai’s win does not deviate from Taiwan’s political development, nor will it stop the historical trend towards unification with China.

    Highest Vote in History: Why Tsai Ing-wen Got 8.17 million Votes

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    Destabilizing shift in US-China relations over trade; China's unsettling vision of unification as the future direction of Taiwan; escalating demonstrations in Hong Kong.

    China’s Presence in the South China Sea

    Thursday, January 16, 2020
    The presence of foreign ships in the Natuna Sea must be treated seriously as it is an expression of arrogance and an extension of Chinese power in the South China Sea.

    Reducing Plastic Waste for Future Generations

    Sunday, January 12, 2020
    We must increase awareness and cooperation among Thais to look at the overall benefits of Thailand's plastic bag ban: a better quality of life and a cleaner environment.

    News from Asia Global Institute

    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.

    INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS HIGHLIGHT THE CHALLENGES FOR THE NHS

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    Layla McCay

    Layla McCay, 2017 AsiaGlobal Fellow, says that if the UK is to maintain its efficiency gains while strengthening the resilience of the NHS it must integrate and innovate across health and care.

    WHAT MY YOUNGER SELF NEVER EXPECTED

    Friday, January 3, 2020

    Michael Spence

    Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence marks the new year by reflecting on the most significant global developments of his lifetime.

    MAPPING THE DIGITAL ECONOMY IN 2020

    Friday, December 6, 2019

    Michael Spence

    In their article in Project Syndicate, Michael Spence, Advisory Board Co-Chair of Asia Global Institute, and Chen Long identify essential areas of inquiry for determining how to manage cutting-edge technologies, from mobile Internet to blockchain.

    ASIAN PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBAL ISSUES

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