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What Does Jokowi’s Win Mean for Indonesia’s Economy?
April 19, 2019
What Does Jokowi’s Win Mean for Indonesia’s Economy?
The Indonesian president has made progress, but has unfinished business to complete in his probable second term.
What Does Jokowi’s Win Mean for Indonesia’s Economy?
Green Shoots Sighted for Asia’s Economies
April 19, 2019
Green Shoots Sighted for Asia’s Economies
Growth projections remain cautious, but there are promising signs Asia may be snapping out of its slowdown.
Green Shoots Sighted for Asia’s Economies
What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?
April 16, 2019
What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?
The government is once again heralding oil and gas prospects offshore and on, but it’s done so twice before.
What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas?
How the US Can Win Its Trade War With China
April 10, 2019
How the US Can Win Its Trade War With China
History provides the blueprint for a winning deal.
How the US Can Win Its Trade War With China
Why China’s Economic Reforms Often Backslide
April 05, 2019
Why China’s Economic Reforms Often Backslide
China’s “seesaw economy” is the result of an unempowered market that plays second fiddle to political objectives.
Why China’s Economic Reforms Often Backslide
Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia
April 03, 2019
Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia
Huawei’s already substantial presence in the sultanate is likely to extend to building Brunei’s 5G network.
Brunei: Huawei’s Foothold in Southeast Asia
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
March 19, 2019
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
Technology to the rescue: new sources of data help researchers and analysts shed more light on the Chinese economy.
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
Will Thailand’s Chinese High-Speed Railway Be Worth It?
March 06, 2019
Will Thailand’s Chinese High-Speed Railway Be Worth It?
The government is rushing ahead with the high-speed rail, even as the public is left in the dark.
Will Thailand’s Chinese High-Speed Railway Be Worth It?
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
February 28, 2019
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
Unlike other nations, China’s space ambitions are centered on wealth creation through a space-based economy.
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
How Does North Korea's Economy Look Heading Into the Hanoi Summit?
February 23, 2019
How Does North Korea's Economy Look Heading Into the Hanoi Summit?
The latest data paint a picture of North Korea's economy as stable, but strained.
How Does North Korea's Economy Look Heading Into the Hanoi Summit?
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
February 13, 2019
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
With the legalization of marijuana, Thailand hopes to carve out a stake in the global cannabis industry.
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
The Dormant Breadbasket of the Asia-Pacific
February 12, 2019
The Dormant Breadbasket of the Asia-Pacific
The promise of Siberian agriculture for Asia's growing demand for food.
The Dormant Breadbasket of the Asia-Pacific
The Huawei Dilemma: Insecurity and Mistrust
February 04, 2019
The Huawei Dilemma: Insecurity and Mistrust
Telecommunications networks are a strategic asset, and a vulnerable one.
The Huawei Dilemma: Insecurity and Mistrust
China’s Dour Economic Data
February 01, 2019
China’s Dour Economic Data
China’s economy is in for a rough patch. The response from its leaders will have profound consequences.
China’s Dour Economic Data
The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
January 25, 2019
The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
Chinese-financed transport infrastructure projects are fundamentally changing connectivity in East Africa.
The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
Understanding Turkmenistan’s Food Shortages
December 13, 2018
Understanding Turkmenistan’s Food Shortages
Turkmen activist-in-exile Fareed Tukhbatullin explains the “deplorable” economic reality in his home country.
Understanding Turkmenistan’s Food Shortages
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