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Belt & Road Initiative – Geopolitical Moves : China’s BRI Signals To India?
A positive Chinese gesture towards India on 1 May 2019 reveals Delhi’s relative importance in Beijing’s global foreign policy. While an instantaneous breakthrough in their complex relationship is unlikely, a new trend can ...
One Year Later : Has Malaysia Changed?
A year has passed since Pakatan Harapan won the 14th Malaysian general election on a platform calling for reforms. The earlier euphoria has given way to a realisation of a long and challenging road ahead for the government. ...
Environmental Awareness : Alternative Strategies Beyond Symbolism
Are existing environmental campaigns making an impact? Environmental awareness strategies should incorporate lessons from history and traditions, to bring about more effective outcomes.
EU’s Palm Oil Challenge : How Should Singapore Respond?
Palm oil, a major commodity crop in the region, is likely to be phased out in the EU by 2030. Given the potential regional and transboundary implications, a Singapore-centric perspective can be helpful.
Belt and Road Forum 2019 : BRI 2.0 In The Making?
At the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing last week, China acknowledged the criticisms labelled against the BRI and pledged to reform it a number of ways. If these pledges are implemented, and cooperation with development ...
China’s Digital Silk Road : The Integration of Myanmar
Although relatively new to the information and communication technologies (ICT) field, Myanmar has made rapid progress in the technological domain in the past few years. This, coupled with the country’s unique geographical ...
2019 Indonesian Presidential and Legislative Elections – The New Indonesian Parliament : Who Won and What It Means
Apart from electing the president, the recent Indonesian general election also voted in 575 members for the new parliament (DPR). Of the 16 political parties which contested the legislative elections, nine succeeded in ...
ASEAN’s New Economic Player – Vietnam’s Industry 4.0 : Opportunities and Challenges
Vietnam is trying to leap-frog to close the gap with other ASEAN countries by leveraging high-technologies to boost Vietnam economy. Not to be left behind other nations, Vietnam is riding on the Fourth Industrial Revolution ...
Indonesia’s Presidential Election 2019 – Sarungan vs Cingkrangan : Elections and Contestations Within Indonesian Islam
The polarisation of Indonesia’s Muslim society in the 2019 presidential election is a consequence of long-standing disputes between Sarungan and Cingkrangan Islamic groups. These have now shifted from the theological and ...
US-China Conflict : Will ASEAN Centrality Be Derailed?
The US-China trade war is fast escalating into a political one with security implications as US senators re-introduced a sanctions bill to check Beijing on its expansionism in the South China Sea and East China Sea. How ...