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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
3 Reasons Why Trump Can't Win a Trade War With China
November 28, 2018
3 Reasons Why Trump Can't Win a Trade War With China
To have a chance of winning, the Trump administration needs to get the rest of the world on its side.
3 Reasons Why Trump Can't Win a Trade War With China
Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
November 22, 2018
Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
The Philippines' unique economic structure explains why nearly all Chinese FDI is being funneled into one sector: gambling.
Why Is the Philippines the Home for Chinese Offshore Gambling?
Is the Philippines’ Pro-China Policy Working?
November 14, 2018
Is the Philippines’ Pro-China Policy Working?
Analyzing the economic yields from President Duterte’s Chinese rapprochement.
Is the Philippines’ Pro-China Policy Working?
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