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Economy

No Easy Path: Reinvigorating Hong Kong for the Greater Bay Area Initiative

Thursday 29th September 2022

Hong Kong must implement its Northern Metropolis Development Strategy to dovetail with the mainland’s Greater Bay Area initiative.

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Health

How to Develop Hong Kong into a Biomedical Hub with Systems Thinking

Wednesday 28th September 2022

China’s National 14th Five-Year Plan positions Hong Kong as a global innotech hub, with biotechnology identified as one of the city’s most promising sectors.

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Geopolitics

China’s Outreach into the Pacific Prompts the US and its Partners to Step Up

Thursday 22nd September 2022

China’s presence in the Pacific has taken new forms. What was once purely economic is now much deeper.

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Money

Do Carbon Risks Matter for Hong Kong Equity Prices?

Thursday 22nd September 2022

Investors are much less willing to pay a premium for shares of firms with low carbon risk.

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Technology

Denial of Service: The Implications of Indonesia’s Digital Platform Shutdowns

Thursday 15th September 2022

The action at the end of July mobilized digital natives to fend for the freedom to access technology, their livelihoods and the nation’s future.

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Population & Society

Protection – or Bureaucratic Burden?: Behind the Philippines’ Regulation of Overseas Contract Workers

Thursday 15th September 2022

A review of the regulatory framework that the Philippines enforces to manage the recruitment and deployment of overseas Filipino workers.

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Technology

Data Free Flow with Trust – and How That Trust Should be Built

Thursday 8th September 2022

The prospect for building a global architecture for cross-border data flows anytime soon is very limited.

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Economy

The Global Economy and Great Power Competition in the New Era of Stagflation

Thursday 8th September 2022

Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.

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Technology

The Metaverse in a Fragmented World

Thursday 1st September 2022

What would the metaverse – an interconnected network of virtual spaces – look like in a geopolitically fragmented world?

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Population & Society

Fallout from Fukushima: The Unprecedented Activation of Japanese Civil Society

Thursday 1st September 2022

The debate in Japan over nuclear power has heated up.

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Technology

The Crypto Blow-Up: The End – or a New Beginning?

Thursday 25th August 2022

There is hope for greater regulation and more innovation in the industry.

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Geopolitics

With the Crisis in the Taiwan Strait, Globalization Takes Another Hit

Thursday 25th August 2022

This could lead to a massive global economic shock and renewed inflationary pressures.

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Geopolitics

Why Biden Returned from Saudi Arabia Empty-Handed

Thursday 18th August 2022

The Jeddah summit exposed the diminished influence of the US in the Middle East and how oblivious Washington apparently is to the changes playing out in the Arab world.

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Geopolitics

Russia’s War in Ukraine: Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Rivalry

Wednesday 17th August 2022

Moscow’s actions bear striking similarities to the failed American missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Education

One Year Later: Behind China’s Education Reforms

Thursday 11th August 2022

A reflection on China’s education reforms a year after they shook up the private school and tutoring services sectors.

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Technology

China’s Quest for Alternative Proteins

Wednesday 10th August 2022

A look at China's efforts to use technology to expand food production.

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Economy

What China’s Greater Bay Area Can Learn from Silicon Valley’s Challenges

Thursday 4th August 2022

How can China’s Greater Bay Area avoid falling victim to the same pitfalls as Silicon Valley?

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Covid-19

Resolute and Resourceful: Vietnam’s Road to Post-Pandemic Recovery

Thursday 4th August 2022

Vietnam has weathered the pandemic storm through strong yet flexible state leadership, rapid and nimble response, and innovative use of technology

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