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The post-Brexit world: how should East Asian finance cope?
The post-Brexit world is now bracing for the immediate effects on financial markets, including in East Asia. More enhanced macroeconomic policy coordination is needed. Yet, a strong political will is required for successful ...
Security in One Belt One Road: Singapore’s Role in Training Expertise
The One Belt One Road (OBOR), also known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013 to promote economic development and exchanges between China and over 60 countries is gaining momentum. ...
Brexit and Its Aftermath - What now for Britain and EU?
Britain voted to end its long-standing membership with the EU and in doing so started a possibly long period of economic insecurity with global repercussions. Borne from the disillusionment of the working classes, many ...
TPP, OBOR and ASEAN: Where Will They Lead To?
In projecting different conceptions of regional integration the Trans-Pacific Partnership and China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiatives compete not just with one another but also potentially challenge ASEAN centrality, as well.
UN and EU: Partners in Security Governance?
As new global threats emerge triggering renewed interest in regional organisations, the EU can play the role of a partner of the UN in global security governance.
TPP and Malaysia: New Reality, Missed Opportunity
The effect of the end of the TPP on Malaysia goes beyond the immediate economic loss of increased benefits of free trade. It shifts the balance of power further towards China, while losing out on the chance for an external ...
ASEAN Unity in the Face of China’s Unilateral “Consensus”
Following the recent conclusion of the Special ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, some media reports suggest that China had pressured ASEAN countries to agree to a 10-point “consensus” summing up the talks. This brings ...
Chinese Fishermen at Frontline of Maritime Disputes: An Alternative Explanation
Poaching of endangered marine species could be a key factor which drives the Chinese fishermen to the frontline of the regional maritime disputes.
President Duterte: A Different Philippine Leader
The Philippines’ new president Rodrigo Duterte will act differently from his predecessors. There is a need for a more layered understanding of the man and his policies.
Brexit and Its Aftermath - Brexit's impact on Asia
The aftermath of Brexit is unfolding, hence its impact on Asia is difficult to assess. It is, however, likely to be moderate and manageable. In response, Asia should strengthen its regional financial safety net.