Beyond the Geopolitics: Asia Should Address the Root Causes of Decoupling

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Countries and firms in Asia will weather the slowdown of globalization and the decoupling of supply chains if they adjust their strategies


Cyclone Freddy: A Reminder of the Climate Crisis – and the Responsibilities of Developed Countries

Thursday, April 13, 2023

The devastating cyclone disaster that hit southern Africa in March is a stark warning of the vulnerability of the poorest countries to the climate threat


Why Asia Matters: Understanding the Tectonic Shifts in the Global Financial System

Thursday, March 23, 2023

The importance of East Asian markets including China’s in the global financial system and their essential qualities are little appreciated or understood


Bank Failures in America and Europe – Asia Should Demand Accountability from the West

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Asian regulators should demand tighter oversight in financial markets in the West and closer policy coordination among global monetary authorities


Partners in a Rules-Based Order – or Collateral Damage?: Southeast Asia and the US Geo-economic Strategy

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Washington's geo-economic strategy in the Indo-Pacific could prompt China to intensify its challenge to US dominance and damage Southeast Asian economies


The Razor’s Edge: Managing Geopolitics and Sustainable Development in Asia

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Countries need to reconcile to enable the world to address such existential challenges as climate change, writes Raymond Lam of Buddhistdoor Global


Counting the Costs of US-China Technology Decoupling

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The global implications of the US-China decoupling dispute over technology would be better understood using big-data analytics and artificial intelligence


The New Global Biodiversity Framework and the Sixth Mass Extinction: What is at Stake

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Montréal concluded on December 19 with a milestone agreement for global action on nature conservation through to 2030


The "Bleak Swan" – This Year of Living Perilously

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Reviewing the ups and (mostly) downs of 2022, Vasuki Shastry of Chatham House considers the fallout from the Ukraine war, China’s Covid-19 fumbles and more


What is a “Climate Refugee”?

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Calling people displaced by the impact of global warming “climate refugees” oversimplifies the complex reasons people flee their homes


Give Pragmatism a Chance: Don’t Get Distracted by Values Wars

Thursday, December 15, 2022

When it comes to balancing geopolitics and economics, Europe should emulate the pragmatic approach of Asian economies


The Search for Planetary Peace: Why Boundaries and the Interconnectedness of Species Matter

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Without an urgent reset to the pro-growth economic orthodoxy, the planetary immune system for the survival of all species will break down


The Global Economy and Great Power Competition in the New Era of Stagflation

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.


The Metaverse in a Fragmented World

Thursday, September 1, 2022

What would the metaverse – an interconnected network of virtual spaces – look like in a geopolitically fragmented world?


Roaming in the Wild: Lessons from a Journey in the Post-Covid World

Friday, July 15, 2022

What it was like to go from a place with among the most stringent social-distancing regimes in the world to countries where people have put the pandemic behind them.


Fighting for Data Dregs – and Losing the Fight Against Digital Violence

Thursday, May 26, 2022

With limited access to data on online content and behavior that could point to remedies, only so much can be done to improve the safety and wellbeing of internet users.


Anti-Feminism as a Driver of Far-Right Movements in the West

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The promotion of a misogynist agenda is worsening divisions and spurring global campaigns to counter the advancement of women, and the marginalization of other groups.


Can the World Trade Organization be Reformed?

Thursday, May 19, 2022

An examination of the prospects for reform of the global body and the governance of world trade.