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Blue Dot Network: The Belt and Road Alternative
April 07, 2020

Blue Dot Network: The Belt and Road Alternative

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Matthew P. Goodman.

What’s in Vietnam’s New Coronavirus Assistance to Cambodia and Laos?
April 06, 2020

What’s in Vietnam’s New Coronavirus Assistance to Cambodia and Laos?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of a recent development with respect to COVID-19 in mainland Southeast Asia.
Japan’s Prime Minister to Declare State of Emergency as Early as Tuesday
April 06, 2020

Japan’s Prime Minister to Declare State of Emergency as Early as Tuesday

By Associated Press
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures, but that there will be no hard lockdowns.

Japan’s Nightlife Begins to Fizzle Amid Coronavirus Economic Fallout 
April 03, 2020

Japan’s Nightlife Begins to Fizzle Amid Coronavirus Economic Fallout 

By Thisanka Siripala
As stay-at-home advisories gain traction and customer numbers dwindle, music venues, bars, and clubs say they face bankruptcy without subsidies.

Why Isn’t Indonesia Seeking China’s Funding for Its New Capital?
April 03, 2020

Why Isn’t Indonesia Seeking China’s Funding for Its New Capital?

By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dimas Permadi
Indonesia prefers to partner with other countries, not China, in building its new capital city. That's a wake-up call for Beijing.

How Is COVID-19 Reshaping China-India Relations?
April 02, 2020

How Is COVID-19 Reshaping China-India Relations?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The global pandemic has hit amid the 70th anniversary mark for relations and affected perceptions and realities in ties.  

Will the COVID-19 Crisis Spell the End of Cambodia’s Hun Sen?
April 02, 2020

Will the COVID-19 Crisis Spell the End of Cambodia’s Hun Sen?

By David Hutt
COVID-19 may not topple Cambodia’s Hun Sen, but its shockwaves could spark the beginning of the end of his rule.
Thailand Imposes New Coronavirus Curfew
April 02, 2020

Thailand Imposes New Coronavirus Curfew

By Associated Press
Thailand's prime minister announced a nationwide night curfew starting Friday to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

South Korea Aims for Environmental Leadership Through Green Free Trade Agreements
April 02, 2020

South Korea Aims for Environmental Leadership Through Green Free Trade Agreements

By Annie Young Song
Environmental chapters in South Korea’s FTAs represent a way of demonstrating environmental leadership at low costs – a strategy that could be replicated in other emerging economies.

China’s Huawei Warns More US Pressure May Spur Retaliation
April 02, 2020

China’s Huawei Warns More US Pressure May Spur Retaliation

By Associated Press
“I think the Chinese government will not just stand by and watch Huawei be slaughtered,” Huawei's chairman said.

Soaring Coronavirus Cases Deepen Global Economic Gloom
April 01, 2020

Soaring Coronavirus Cases Deepen Global Economic Gloom

By Associated Press
Global stock markets skidded Wednesday as reports of rising numbers of coronavirus cases deepened the gloom over the likely impact on the world economy.
Interview: Robert Ward and Yuka Koshino on Geo-Economics in East Asia
March 31, 2020

Interview: Robert Ward and Yuka Koshino on Geo-Economics in East Asia

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Geo-economics can be a subtle tool of statecraft, but not all such tools are benign and their deployment can be destabilizing for countries as well as the international system.

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