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CPEC and Beyond: China and the US Fight For Influence In Pakistan
January 24, 2020

CPEC and Beyond: China and the US Fight For Influence In Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Beijing and Washington tussle to have their way with Islamabad’s foreign policy decisions.

Parsing the Economic Damage From the Japan-South Korea Dispute
January 24, 2020

Parsing the Economic Damage From the Japan-South Korea Dispute

By Troy Stangarone
Recent data indicate the overall damage was limited, but that could change if we see another round of escalation.
China Virus Outbreak May Wallop Economy, Financial Markets
January 23, 2020

China Virus Outbreak May Wallop Economy, Financial Markets

By Associated Press
China’s economy might face additional headwinds from a possible public health crisis.

What’s Next for Vietnam’s 5G Ambitions?
January 23, 2020

What’s Next for Vietnam’s 5G Ambitions?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at Viettel’s forays in the 5G space and its potential implications for Vietnam’s broader approach.

China’s Belt and Road: Is Asia Getting More Cautious?
January 22, 2020

China’s Belt and Road: Is Asia Getting More Cautious?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Xi’s recent voyage to Myanmar spotlighted the broader question about whether some key regional states are getting more cautious in responding to Beijing’s initiative.

What’s Missing in China’s Foreign Investment Law?
January 22, 2020

What’s Missing in China’s Foreign Investment Law?

By Maurits Elen
‘‘The law and its implementing regulation still lack implementation details on how to protect the legitimate rights and interests of foreign investors.’’

The Phase One Trade Deal: What’s in It for China?
January 18, 2020

The Phase One Trade Deal: What’s in It for China?

By Fatih Oktay
Looking at the text, China's commitments far outweigh the United States'. So why did Beijing sign on?
China’s 2019 Economic Growth Weakened Amid Trade War
January 18, 2020

China’s 2019 Economic Growth Weakened Amid Trade War

By Associated Press
China's growth continued to slow in 2019, but things might be looking up in 2020.

Will Turkmenistan Ever Supply Gas to Europe?
January 17, 2020

Will Turkmenistan Ever Supply Gas to Europe?

By T.J. Sjostrom
In theory, Turkmenistan could be a complementary trade partner for Europe’s energy security needs. But what about in practice?

Cambodia: Largest Casino Worker Strike Victory Highlights Wider Rights Issues
January 16, 2020

Cambodia: Largest Casino Worker Strike Victory Highlights Wider Rights Issues

By Luke Hunt
While the recent strike resulted in a pay rise commitment, it also spotlighted the wider rights issues and economic challenges for some workers.

China, US Sign ‘Historic’ Trade Deal
January 16, 2020

China, US Sign ‘Historic’ Trade Deal

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Phase One deal is being hailed by both sides as a victory, but it leaves a lot of unfinished business.
What Do Malaysia’s APEC 2020 Priorities Mean for the Region and the Country?
January 16, 2020

What Do Malaysia’s APEC 2020 Priorities Mean for the Region and the Country?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the country’s focus areas within the context of its foreign policy and domestic politics.

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