China’s presence in the Pacific has taken new forms. What was once purely economic is now much deeper.
The prospect for building a global architecture for cross-border data flows anytime soon is very limited.
Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.
This could lead to a massive global economic shock and renewed inflationary pressures.
Come what looks to be the trickiest summit ever, President Joko Widodo could bolster the G20’s relevance and Asia’s profile in world affairs.
RCEP is a thoroughly modern trade accord that will boost trade in services and drive growth in trade and investment in “new” areas.
Beijing’s moves will intensify the already heated China-US strategic rivalry.
ASEAN members may find the IPEF an attractive platform for advancing economic engagement with the US.
An analysis of the security challenges Tokyo faces, particularly with China, given the possibility that Beijing may attempt to take control of Taiwan.
International creditors should facilitate renegotiations of Colombo’s debt and press for efforts by the new prime minister to implement stabilizing measures and reforms
The real issue is whether the new leader can find an appropriate balance in dealing with the two major powers in the Indo-Pacific region – China and the United States.
Historian Dmitry Shlapentokh of Indiana University South Bend outlines the reasons why the US might be falling behind in the high-tech race.
The Russian president will go down in history as the figure of this era who has done the most harm and caused so much tragedy.
Fundamental differences between the approaches of the two sides to data governance remain.