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.
Another ministerial conference is approaching later this year and, with a new director-general at the helm, there are hopes for a revival in the global body’s fortunes.
Post-Covid-19 resilient cities will be those that take advantage of the built environment to prevent mental ill health.
2020/21 AsiaGlobal Fellow Jason Yip reflects on the unfolding situation and considers the concerns of ordinary Afghan people.
Instead of focusing only on how to control the movement of water, cities should also embrace the ongoing “amphibious transformation” by adapting to life on water.
Proponents of transparency and confidence-building measures led by the US need to meet halfway with China and Russia.
The Covid-19 crisis should be regarded as a rare opportunity for a global reset.
Efforts to enhance cybersecurity should include the participation of NGOs and the groups they serve to ensure that the civil society sector is not left exposed to risks.
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.
The aim: to reopen the doors to diplomacy and, in the long term, the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Hollywood’s relationship with China — a marriage of convenience headed for divorce over irreconcilable differences.