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Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – Jokowi’s Chances in Post-Kalla South Sulawesi
Jusuf Kalla’s elusive support for Joko Widodo (Jokowi) along with strong backing from Islamist groups for Prabowo Subianto does not bode well for Jokowi’s chances in South Sulawesi. Growing discontent towards old established ...
Indo-Pacific : One Region, Many Visions?
Diverse perspectives on the idea of “Indo-Pacific” are resulting in a lack of clarity on this concept. As a framework, the Indo-Pacific seeks to create a connected multipolar Asia that must be governed by commonly agreed ...
New Trends in Humanitarian Assistance – Blockchain for Humanitarian Aid : Problem or Panacea?
A notable development in the Fourth Industrial Revolution is blockchain technology. Originally created as an alternative means of financial transfer, the technology can be applied to any type of information and asset. ...
Singapore’s Nascent Urban Farming : Potential Future Regional Centre?
Singapore signalled strong support for its urban farming industry by tendering 24 hectares of land for high-productivity vegetable farms in 2017. Foresighted action is now needed to reduce risk to leafy vegetable producers ...
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 ...
Russia-China Relations : Alliance in the Making?
The meeting between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jingping in Vladivostok on 11 September 2018 and the first-ever participation of Chinese units in the Vostok-2018 military exercise have renewed speculation about the emergence of ...
Regional Responses to Disasters : Practice But Not Policy?
July 2018 was a month of practical challenges for responders to humanitarian disasters in the wake of the collapsed dam in Laos, the ongoing challenges resulting in the loss of civilian lives in Myanmar, and the earthquake ...
Rethinking China's Monroe doctrine
It is too early to worry about China's Monroe Doctrine. Asian countries need to think about how to deal with its new Nixon Doctrine in the near future.
China-Singapore Ties: The Four Rs Behind the Unhappiness
Global Times, published by Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily, recently ran an article accusing Singapore of raising the South China Sea disputes at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit held in Venezuela ...