June 04, 2020
ASEAN Must Make the Best of Its New Centrality in China’s Diplomacy
By Marina Kaneti
The countries of Southeast Asia have the rare chance to leverage Beijing’s language of interdependence in addressing pressing issues, such as the Belt and Road and South China Sea.
March 11, 2020
Is COVID-19 Eroding China’s Influence in Southeast Asia?
By Robert Bociaga
Amid the epidemic, people are banned from traveling, goods shelved and investments stalled.
April 30, 2019
The Belt and Road in Cambodia: Successes and Challenges
By Sok Kha
It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.
April 27, 2019
Who Is (and Who Isn't) Attending China's 2nd Belt and Road Forum?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The list of attendees tells us a lot about how the BRI has progressed in the last two years.
April 13, 2019
Will China Undermine Its Own Influence in Southeast Asia Through the Belt and Road?
By Xue Gong
China’s activism in relation to the BRI has led to rising concerns in Southeast Asia.
January 03, 2019
Can the Land of a Million Elephants Survive the Belt and Road?
By Kearrin Sims and Chrisantha Pinto
Chinese-funded projects in Laos could hasten the eradication of the elephant population.
September 07, 2018
Japan Doesn't Need to Compete With China's Belt and Road
By Trissia Wijaya and Yuma Osaki
Chinese and Japanese infrastructure initiatives should not be viewed as out-and-out rivals.
May 18, 2018
The China-Japan Infrastructure Nexus: Competition or Collaboration?
By Ravi Prasad
Can China and Japan cooperate in building Southeast Asia's much-needed infrastructure?
April 06, 2018
Thailand's Kra Canal: China's Way Around the Malacca Strait
By Rhea Menon
A 200-year-old dream might finally become a reality under China's Belt and Road.
February 02, 2018
What Does Chinese Investment Mean for Cambodia?
By Darren Touch
Cambodia has placed a strategic bet on China. Now it must prepare for both the negative and positive consequences.
January 11, 2018
Singapore's China-India Balancing Act
By Yu Fu
Singapore needs India for security partnership, but China for economic ties.
November 28, 2017
The Belt and Road Initiative and China's Southeast Asia Diplomacy
By Xue Li and Li Yongke
Ranking China's potential BRI partners in Southeast Asia.