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Post-Covid-19 Strategic Priorities: The India-Japan Action Agenda

Thursday 28th January 2021

India and Japan are well positioned to shape strategic solutions and to deliver on the shared responsibility of providing global public goods.

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China

A Framework for Supervision of Global Internet Technology: Potential for China-US Collaboration

Thursday 21st January 2021

While the geopolitical-technological (geo-tech) competition between the US and China will continue, the change of administration in Washington offers new opportunities.

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Asia Pacific

Three Challenges for Asia’s Next-Generation Digital Economy

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Who will take the lead in ensuring cyber security, privacy and other critical safety factors?

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ASEAN

What is Missing from the Debate on Technology in Southeast Asia

Thursday 14th January 2021

For the ASEAN community as a whole to benefit from technology, economics should not be the sole determining driver.

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Global

Going Viral: Cyber Warfare and the Ethic of Cooperation

Thursday 14th January 2021

Without a mutual understanding of what “cyber warfare” entails, efforts to prevent cyber attacks from escalating into traditional war will prove futile.

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ASEAN

Economic Restructuring and Political Governance: Challenges for Asia's Emerging Economies

Thursday 7th January 2021

Financial crises, rapid technological advances, shifting competitive advantages, and the pandemic are straining emerging Asian economies.

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China

Could China Adopt a Universal Basic Income as a Social-Protection Policy?

Wednesday 30th December 2020

Against the backdrop of China's success in poverty alleviation, the country could explore the benefits of a basic-income guarantee.

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China

Philanthropy in Post-Pandemic China: Driving Sustainable Development

Wednesday 23rd December 2020

As the Chinese economy emerges from the pandemic, the philanthropy sector can build on its swift and effective responses to communities affected by Covid-19.

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Bangladesh

Covid-19 and the Rohingya Refugees: Devotion, Disinformation and Disease

Thursday 17th December 2020

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh already face many health risks including malnutrition, poor sanitation and inadequate medical facilities.

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ASEAN

The Lady’s Second Act: Myanmar’s Post-Election Priorities

Thursday 17th December 2020

Running the government while finding ways to work with the powerful military has been made more complicated by Covid-19 and the resulting economic challenges.

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Asia Pacific

Empires and Opportunism: Russia, Iran and China

Wednesday 9th December 2020

Tehran now hopes to find a more solid partner in a China that is prepared to challenge and compete with a weakened US and Russia.

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Why Asians Need Their Own Governance Structure for Artificial Intelligence

Thursday 3rd December 2020

AI can also be used for nefarious data collection and manipulation, and it is vital that countries in the region collaborate to govern its use.

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Asian Corporate Law in a Post-Covid-19 World

Thursday 26th November 2020

Countries have introduced legislation to allow online practices. Corporate governance models are also shifting away from traditional Anglo-American standards.

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ASEAN

End of the Spaghetti Bowl: RCEP Does Not Create an Asia-Pacific Trade Bloc

Thursday 19th November 2020

While RCEP is useful and highlights the benefits of lower trade restrictions, it is not a major breakthrough.

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Asia Pacific

After Trump’s Disruptions, Biden Has a Full Agenda in Asia

Wednesday 18th November 2020

The new president’s advantage, according to Mumbai-born journalist and author Salil Tripathi, is his experience and maturity.

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Global

Biden's Priorities: Covid-19, Climate, Alliances, Multilateralism – and Depoliticizing the Bureaucracy

Thursday 12th November 2020

The new president will have to “detrumpify” or depoliticize the bureaucracy to restore sobriety, professionalism and expertise to the conduct of foreign policy

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Asia Pacific

Asia Wakes Up To An Assertive, Hectoring America

Thursday 5th November 2020

The changing way the US wields power in the world and its tougher approach to China are forcing Asian countries to rethink their relations with Washington and Beijing.

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Global

Technology as Amplifier: Giving Workers a Voice in Social-Compliance Audits

Thursday 29th October 2020

The gap between the estimated number of modern slavery victims and the number who were helped suggests failings in processes. But technology could change things.

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