Diplomacy is not working and Myanmar, now under military rule and isolated by the international community, seems disinterested.
There is growing evidence that private Chinese entrepreneurs operating in the continent do benefit from their connections with the Chinese state.
How and why the legacy of Chancellor Angela Merkel, the election results and a Social Democrat-led coalition government may change the German and EU approach to East Asia
How the bloc tackles this difficult diplomatic test as well as related complicated challenges will determine the global role and status of the EU.
Why did the announcement of the OECD's ground-breaking global minimum tax proposal have little effect on markets?
A dual currency system would allow governments to control the sudden surge of excess funds flowing from the financial economy into the real economy.
In his initial years in power Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to tap into people’s nostalgia, presenting himself as a Soviet-style leader.
Drawing on its own experience and lessons from other nations, China could portray the circular economy as a future-proof, carbon-neutral economic development model.
The pathway to 2030 is likely to be set by the standards, practices, and policies of the non-state business sector.
While the two parties share many interests on which their cooperation is based, they still diverge significantly in their approaches to technology and data.
ASEAN has been put in an increasingly difficult position if it is to preserve its neutrality, assert its much-prized centrality in the region, and maintain cohesion.
Disruptions and disputes among the major powers with interests in the region should not hinder deeper cooperation if all players focus on trade and investment.
This is especially pertinent in this time of economic hardship for many women in the region.
China should explore more holistic solutions as it seeks to manage the social impact of ubiquitous technological innovation.
The swift return to power of the Taliban will have far-reaching and long-term implications for the global Islamic movement.
Standing in the way are historical and systemic obstacles, not least corruption and environmental decay.