Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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A Hard Touch of China’s ‘Soft Power’ in Central Asia

Since gaining independence in 1991 and embarking on the path to economic development, Central Asian countries that were once a part of the...

ADMM+ a plus for mitigating US–China rivalry

Author: See Seng Tan, NTU The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) turns 10 years old at a time when the US–China rivalry is intensifying....

Ramifications of Australia’s China travel ban

Author: Bryan Mercurio, CUHK The novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly through China and remains a global threat to health. Over 75,000 people have contracted the...

Chinese Firms Race to Contain Job Losses as Coronavirus Batters Economy

BEIJING—When cameraman Mark Xia returned to his job this month after the Lunar New Year holiday, the Shanghai video production house where he...

Trump’s trade deal poses new dangers to Southeast Asia

Author: Calvin Cheng, ISIS Malaysia After two years of alternating between tense escalation and fleeting periods of calm, the United States and China reached a...

Coronavirus: China reports work-related infections as factori…

Cracks have appeared in China’s eagerness to resume economic activities amid the coronavirus outbreak, with a number of work-related cases reported.Gree Electric, the country's...

‘Frost on Top of Snowfall’: Virus Piles Pressure on China’s Industrial Machine

SHANGHAI/BEIJING—The coronavirus is threatening to disrupt large parts of China’s manufacturing machine and its global supply chains as the spread...

Regional cooperation to bring clean air to South Korea

Author: Tae Yong Jung, Yonsei South Korea’s air quality has improved remarkably over the past 20 years. The annual average concentrations of...

China coronavirus could hit Beijing’s ability to meet US trad…

The rapid spread of the deadly coronavirus through China could sharply curtail Beijing’s ability to meet the purchasing agreement elements of...

ASEAN’s RCEP and sustainability challenges and achievements

Author: Kaewkamol Pitakdumrongkit, RSIS As the end of 2019 drew near, Thailand hosted two ASEAN summits under the theme ‘Advancing Partnership for...