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2018/09/10 | Roy C. Lee
OPINION: Will the US-China Trade War Really Spur Taiwan's Companies to Leave China?
The government is encouraging Taiwanese companies based in China to take the US-China trade war as their cue to relocate.
2018/07/27 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: Why Ethnic Diversity Matters for Southeast Asian Development
Lessons from Indonesia's radical experiment with decentralization can be applied to other rapidly developing ASEAN states. First things first: They must take local diversity patterns into account.
2018/07/19 | Policy Forum
ANALYSIS: Russia's Expanding Asia-Pacific Power Play
In the absence of strong relations with Western nations, Russia may be making its own pivot to Asia. This should motivate Australia and ASEAN states to fortify their own presences in the area.
2018/07/18 | Nate Maynard
ANALYSIS: Solar Lessons for ASEAN from Thailand's Feed-in Tariff Success
Thailand has powered past regional peers when it comes to solar power capacity via astute implementation of feed-in tariffs.
2018/07/06 | East Asia Forum
OPINION: Joint Fisheries Management Can Calm South China Sea Tensions
A regional fisheries management organization could provide the means to both protect fish stocks and promote dialogue over conflict.
2018/05/31 | Sumit Kumar
Indian PM Modi Acts East with Indonesian Strategic Pact
A strategic partnership with Indonesia offers a platform for India to push its economic and defense engagement with ASEAN.
2018/05/04 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Southeast Asia Doubles Down on Trade amid Protectionist Fears
Caught between trade deals and heavily dependent on external trade, ASEAN may be forced to decide between the US and China.
2018/03/17 | Tai Wei Lim
Policing the Pirates in Southeast Asia
ASEAN must work together to combat increasing piracy in the Strait of Malacca.
2018/02/02 | Sumit Kumar
OPINION: India ASEAN Relations Blossom in Delhi as China Looks on
India's leaders are looking to build relationships with ASEAN, but can they compete with China?
Did Duterte Give Up on the South China Sea Dispute?
Under Duterte’s watch, ASEAN lost a crucial opportunity to hold China to account.
2017/11/09 | Hal Hill
Despite Duterte’s Bluster, the Philippines Continues to Profit
The economy of the Philippines remains strong despite violence and unpredictability — it has not experienced a financial crisis since 2002. Can the markets continue to remain detached amid political upheaval?
2017/11/05 | Michael J Green
Trump's Asia Tour Puts US Regional Strategy in Focus
To get China right, you have to get Asia right, Rich Armitage and Joe Nye declared in a 2007 CSIS report. As Trump embarks on his Asia tour, whether the U.S. president understands that the key to leverage in Beijing is a free and open Indo-Pacific framework is about to be put to the test.
Shifting Alliances Leave Vietnam Lonesome in South China Sea
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China and standoffishness towards Hanoi has left Vietnam isolated in the South China Sea.
2017/10/15 | Kelly Gerard
Towards Solving ASEAN's Gender Inequality Problems
There are deep structural flaws within ASEAN's approach to addressing gender inequalities, not least a focus on women's economic empowerment over more nuanced, collective strategies. The challenge is developing holistic and effective approaches that make the most of increased funding in Southeast Asia.