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Geopolitics

A Coalition for Peace and Security: The Power of the Quad in the United Nations

Thursday 17th February 2022

The Quad can be a strong coalition of influence within the United Nations that could counter China’s growing weight in the international organization.

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Economy

How China Will Implement RCEP: A Subnational Analysis

Thursday 10th February 2022

An analysis of the provincial RCEP action plans which underpin Beijing’s grand strategy.

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Politics

The US and the Defeat in Afghanistan: What an Unhealthy Elite Means

Thursday 10th February 2022

The motivations and interests of leaders and their revered advisors and experts do not often coincide with those of the country or society.

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Geopolitics

The Ukrainian Crisis in the Multipolar World Order: NATO, Russia and China

Friday 4th February 2022

The tense situation could offer an opportunity for China to show global leadership by mediating between Russia and Ukraine.

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Development

Indonesia’s New Capital: Can President Jokowi Secure a Legacy of Sustainable Development?

Thursday 3rd February 2022

How can Nusantara, which will cost around US$35 billion, be developed sustainably and responsibly?

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Geopolitics

Myanmar’s Perfect Storm of Risks on China’s Belt and Road

Thursday 27th January 2022

What is at stake for the isolated Southeast Asian nation?

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Geopolitics

Myanmar One Year After the Coup: The Jokowi Factor

Wednesday 26th January 2022

Indonesia and its leader Joko Widodo could play an important role in brokering a deal with Naypyidaw.

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Economy

Why MSMEs Hold the Key to Asia’s Climate and Inclusion Challenges

Thursday 20th January 2022

Economies across the region will have to rethink trade finance, and accelerate the use of technology to drive inclusivity.

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Geopolitics

What Happened in Kazakhstan – A View from Almaty

Thursday 20th January 2022

2020/21 AsiaGlobal Fellow Madina Ashilova, who is based in the Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, reflects on her experiences during the unrest.

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Economy

Supply-Chain Stress: The Pursuit of Resilience

Thursday 13th January 2022

Supply-chain strains must be addressed with urgent action, but this will require the collaboration of various parties whose values may not align.

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Geopolitics

Where China-US Relations are Heading

Thursday 13th January 2022

The virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden last November has signaled the possibility of better communication and more effective diplomacy between both countries

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Covid-19

The Road to Reopening Hong Kong

Thursday 6th January 2022

The government should introduce a vaccine pass by March 2022. Here is why.

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Covid-19

The International Pandemic Preparedness Treaty and an Emerging Digital Divide

Wednesday 5th January 2022

Pandemic preparedness should include a range of digital health capabilities with a view to minimizing the digital divide.

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Health

The Wild Boar and Us: Taking on the Public-Health Risks

Thursday 16th December 2021

The proliferation of wild boar in Hong Kong, mainland China and worldwide is prompting policies to control them and head off a potentially major threat to human health.

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Population & Society

China’s Food Culture is Changing – Why it Matters

Wednesday 15th December 2021

A chronicle of current food trends and the danger of bifurcation into two systems – one focused on low cost and value, the other on nutrition and quality.

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Geopolitics

The Roots of the China-US Financial Cold War

Thursday 9th December 2021

A look at the sources of the severe and and still growing financial imbalances between the US and China and the geopolitical and geo-economic tensions they have caused.

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Geopolitics

Covid-19, US-China Competition – and a Multipolar Future?

Wednesday 8th December 2021

The pandemic has given rise to an unstable bipolarity that, if left to deteriorate, could pave the way to a multipolar future.

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Geopolitics

Testing Indo-Pacific Security Partnerships: India’s Deployment of Russian Missiles

Thursday 2nd December 2021

Washington must consider India’s key role in challenging China, both within and outside the emerging Quad framework.

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