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Development for Whom? The Omnibus Bill and Jokowi’s Economic Vision
October 20, 2020

Development for Whom? The Omnibus Bill and Jokowi’s Economic Vision

By James Guild
The controversial bill intends to drive a particular type of economic growth, one that prioritizes manufacturing and investment.

Kazakhstan’s Fintech Group Lists in the London Stock Exchange
October 16, 2020

Kazakhstan’s Fintech Group Lists in the London Stock Exchange

By Paolo Sorbello
The group that owns Kazakhstan's third-largest bank sold around $1 billion in shares in the London Stock Exchange. 
What Will Indonesia’s Internet Economy Look Like?
October 16, 2020

What Will Indonesia’s Internet Economy Look Like?

By James Guild
Absent improvements in regulation and licensing, the breakneck growth in Indonesia's digital economy will soon reach its limits.

The Age of Limited Globalization Is Upon Us
October 16, 2020

The Age of Limited Globalization Is Upon Us

By Yuan Jiang
The pandemic has once again emphasized the winners (China) and losers (the Western lower and middle classes) of globalization.

South Korea Looks to Cap Public Debt, But Is It Actually a Problem?
October 16, 2020

South Korea Looks to Cap Public Debt, But Is It Actually a Problem?

By Kyle Ferrier
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has heavily leaned on government spending to drive growth. But overall debt remains relatively low.

Demystifying China’s Role in Italy’s Port of Trieste
October 15, 2020

Demystifying China’s Role in Italy’s Port of Trieste

By Francesca Ghiretti
The ghosts of Chinese control or even ownership have haunted the port since a March 2019 MoU. But those concerns have always been overblown.

China’s Bid to Conquer Russia’s 5G Market Should Worry the Kremlin
October 14, 2020

China’s Bid to Conquer Russia’s 5G Market Should Worry the Kremlin

By Danil Bochkov
Russia’s overdependence on Chinese 5G equipment has implications for the country’s technological development and security.
Indonesia’s New Omnibus Law Trades ‘Green Growth’ for Environmental Ruin 
October 14, 2020

Indonesia’s New Omnibus Law Trades ‘Green Growth’ for Environmental Ruin 

By Phelim Kine
The new legislation will do irreparable harm to Indonesia's environment. It could well turn away foreign investors, too.

Trump Reportedly Eyes More Chinese Firms for Sanction
October 13, 2020

Trump Reportedly Eyes More Chinese Firms for Sanction

By Eleanor Albert
The administration is considering restrictions on Chinese digital payment platforms, on top of existing bans.

Uzbekistan Teams Up With China on Poverty Reduction
October 13, 2020

Uzbekistan Teams Up With China on Poverty Reduction

By Umida Hashimova
Tashkent’s quick move to partner with China on poverty reduction indicates that Beijing is now the model for such efforts.

India’s Cities Need Green Infrastructure Financing
October 13, 2020

India’s Cities Need Green Infrastructure Financing

By Soumyadip Chattopadhay
The time is ripe for a new system to narrow down sustainable urban infrastructure financing gaps.
Bangladesh Buries the Sonadia Deep-Sea Port Project
October 12, 2020

Bangladesh Buries the Sonadia Deep-Sea Port Project

By Sudha Ramachandran
Dhaka’s formal decision would come as a relief to New Delhi.

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