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China

Shaping the Political Narrative of Hong Kong’s Opposition Movement

Thursday 26th December 2019

What has kept the Hong Kong protests going? 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow Massimiliano Santini believes it's all about political narrative.

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ASEAN

Can New ASEAN Chair Vietnam Make Progress on the South China Sea?

Thursday 19th December 2019

Vietnam’s taking the ASEAN chair in January 2020 offers a diplomatic opportunity, says Vietnam scholar Truong-Minh Vu.

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China

The China-US Technological Competition and its Opportunity Costs

Thursday 12th December 2019

The US-China trade dispute is much more than a battle over a US$420 billion deficit, what the tensions are really about is a race for “geo-technological” superiority.

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Global

Agricultural Subsidies and Climate Change: A Policy Reflection from Africa

Thursday 5th December 2019

Climate change is severely affecting smallholder farmers in Africa, who represent the majority of the agriculture sector across the continent.

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Global

A Global Smart Renewable Power Grid: A Radical Proposal

Thursday 5th December 2019

Since the Paris Agreement was signed, the world continues to experience extremes of climate change as signatories to the accord struggle to meet their climate goals.

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Global

In Indonesia, Water Can Be a Public and Private Good

Thursday 5th December 2019

As an archipelagic nation spread over 17,000 islands, Indonesia faces numerous challenges in addressing water supply and sanitation issues.

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Global

How the UN Compact on Refugees Can Address the Rohingya Crisis

Thursday 28th November 2019

Time to assess the international community's response to the dramatic increase of forced migrants: Rohingya refugee children attend class in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

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China

Abe Power and the US-China Cold War

Thursday 21st November 2019

Shinzo Abe, now Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, is steering Japan across tricky diplomatic waters.

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China

The Security Dimension of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Thursday 14th November 2019

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is far more than an instrument of Chinese foreign economic and development policy, argues Mher D Sahakyan

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China

The Almaty Spirit – Pathway to a Chinese Monroe Doctrine?

Thursday 14th November 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin offers birthday greetings to Chinese leader Xi Jinping before the CICA plenary session in Dushanbe, June 15, 2019

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Global

AI and Emotions: The Next Frontier in the Social Sector

Thursday 7th November 2019

What happens when the Fourth Industrial Revolution collides with the need and desire to improve the state of the world?

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Global

AI and the Disruption of Social Sectors

Thursday 7th November 2019

With technology advancing rapidly, new applications are disrupting many sectors by solving problems that were impossible or too time-consuming to handle before.

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ASEAN

Blowing Hot and Cold Over the South China Sea

Thursday 31st October 2019

Could Manila's soft-pedaling of its territorial dispute with Beijing lead to a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea that fits Chinese interests?

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Global

Regulating Cryptocurrencies: Five Challenges

Thursday 24th October 2019

Although cryptocurrencies have been around for about a decade, it was no more than three or four years ago that regulators began to feel intense pressure to catch up. 

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Global

For a Truly Global Peace Agenda in a Multipolar World

Thursday 17th October 2019

The Global South, particularly China and other Asian countries, is more active in conflict prevention and resolution

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China

Rethinking Traditional Chinese Medicine in Modern Healthcare

Thursday 10th October 2019

Collaboration between traditional Chinese medicine and the West could offer opportunities to improve healthcare and lower primary care costs

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Global

Is the Internet of Things Killing Your Brain Cells?

Thursday 10th October 2019

The dangers of connectivity: Are digital technology and the obsession with mobile devices and apps responsible for human cognitive decline?

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India

India’s Lost Decade – and How It Can Be Reversed

Thursday 3rd October 2019

India could be settling into a structural slowdown - can its leaders implement necessary reforms such as meaningful measures to promote manufacturing?

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