India and Japan are well positioned to shape strategic solutions and to deliver on the shared responsibility of providing global public goods.
While the geopolitical-technological (geo-tech) competition between the US and China will continue, the change of administration in Washington offers new opportunities.
Who will take the lead in ensuring cyber security, privacy and other critical safety factors?
For the ASEAN community as a whole to benefit from technology, economics should not be the sole determining driver.
Without a mutual understanding of what “cyber warfare” entails, efforts to prevent cyber attacks from escalating into traditional war will prove futile.
Financial crises, rapid technological advances, shifting competitive advantages, and the pandemic are straining emerging Asian economies.
Against the backdrop of China's success in poverty alleviation, the country could explore the benefits of a basic-income guarantee.
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.
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh already face many health risks including malnutrition, poor sanitation and inadequate medical facilities.
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.
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.
While RCEP is useful and highlights the benefits of lower trade restrictions, it is not a major breakthrough.
The new president’s advantage, according to Mumbai-born journalist and author Salil Tripathi, is his experience and maturity.
The new president will have to “detrumpify” or depoliticize the bureaucracy to restore sobriety, professionalism and expertise to the conduct of foreign policy
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.