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Protecting Our Seas - Climate Change Adaptation: Case of South China Sea
President Donald Trump has recently pulled the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at a time when climate impacts in the South China Sea have become visible. Strengthening existing regional mechanisms for marine ...
Food Security and Belt & Road - Africa and Middle East Famines: How China Can Do More
The unprecedented outbreak of famine early this year in Africa and the Middle East can be traced to conflict as the root cause. Can China step in to help mitigate the calamity through its Belt and Road initiative?
De-escalation on Korean Peninsula : The why and how
While the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula may not result in war, the tensions are counterproductive for all parties involved. Installing a few pressure relief valves in the US-DPRK relationship keep crises from ...
Picking Up the Pieces: What Next for Asia-Pacific Trade Policy
The Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations have been a primary focus for trade negotiators in Southeast Asia and the wider region. Now that the Trump administration has rejected TPP, the outlook for trade policy is uncertain. ...
Belt & Road Initiative - China’s Belt and Road Forum: What Now?
President Xi Jinping has put on a grand show of China’ vision for global connectivity through the recent Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. What remains to be done is for China to overcome the hard reality of operational ...
Taking Shape: New Global Financial Architecture
The declining influence of Western-dominated institutions such as the IMF and World Bank has led to the rise of regional alternatives like the AIIB. They will likely complement each other to provide global 'public goods'.
“Enemies” of God: Extremists’ Perception of the Religious Other
Muslim extremists perceive people of other religion as “enemies” of God. This perception is formed through a perverted interpretation of Islamic scriptures.
International Maritime Review 2017 - Need for More Inclusive Asia-Pac Maritime Diplomacy
The International Maritime Review 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). But it also attests to the maturing maritime diplomacy in Southeast Asia that contributes to a rules-based maritime ...
Protecting Our Seas - Marine Environmental Protection and Cooperation: An ASEAN-China Framework?
Marine environmental protection (MEP) in the South China Sea may hold the key to building mutual trust and confidence among claimant states. ASEAN together with China may form a cooperative management framework with MEP ...
IS Ramadan Attacks: Perverted Interpretation of Fasting Month
The spate of terrorist attacks in Manchester, Jakarta, Egypt and London highlights the heightening threat of IS in the month of Ramadan. IS fighters have distorted the true meaning of Ramadan to justify more attacks in ...