While the two parties share many interests on which their cooperation is based, they diverge significantly in approaches to technology and data.
ASEAN has been put in an increasingly difficult position if it is to preserve its neutrality, assert its much-prized centrality in the region, and maintain cohesion.
Disruptions and disputes among the major powers with interests in the region should not hinder deeper cooperation if all players focus on trade and investment.
Suga Yoshihide’s successor as prime minister will have to navigate a tricky environment.
The Chinese-Filipino community has called for dialogue and diplomacy but has been branded by some in the Philippines as Chinese first and Filipino second.
2020/21 AsiaGlobal Fellow Jason Yip reflects on the unfolding situation and considers the concerns of ordinary Afghan people.
The world needs supplier-blind cybersecurity to ensure new technologies work for people and are not weaponized in a new Cold War.
While ties between China and the Gulf states have a strong foundation and great potential, the road ahead is not without challenges.
Converging interests of donor and recipient, together with the domestic legitimacy of the beneficiary government, affect the scope of repression in aid-receiving states.
A look at Moscow’s relationships in Asia, particularly its growing alignment with Beijing and its skepticism of the emerging “free and open Indo-Pacific” concept.
The US is pushing a democratic values-driven foreign-policy strategy that it hopes can make multilateralism work again.
While ASEAN welcomes great-power and partner support, member states are wary not to push Beijing too far.
In the long run, the impact on China will be limited.
A closer look at the initiatives to create alternate global supply chains that are durable, resilient and less reliant on China.
Neither Moon Jae-in nor Joe Biden would be fully satisfied with the outcomes but their Washington meeting was a welcome return of mature diplomacy.