2020/07/02 | East Asia Forum

Covid-19 Is Accelerating China’s Economic Self-Reliance

Reliance on domestic consumption is just one of the shifts accelerated by the coronavirus and the increasing rivalry with the United States.

2018/06/01 | The Conversation

How Globalization Changes How Disease Spreads

A look at disease transmission from the Spanish Flu to SARS.

2017/06/08 | Nadège Rolland

Saying No to Beijing's US$1 Trillion Belt and Road Promise

BRI is not value-free. In the end, the choice that Western governments will make about whether to explicitly engage with Beijing on this initiative comes down to whether they still believe in the values they have upheld, and the order they have fought for, for the last 70 years.

2017/05/04 | Saigoneer

Gambling and Globalization in Old Saigon

The 36 Animals of old Saigon's gambling culture were the agents of an older era of globalization.

2017/04/26 | Amal Shahid

Book Review: Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States

In Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States, editor Sari K. Ishii brings together contributors to explore new and emerging patterns of transnational marriage migration in East and Southeast Asia. This book is a valuable contribution to research that complicates many existing assumptions – such as the perception that it is mainly women from poorer countries who move to marry men in the more prosperous north – and highlights the need for greater legal protection for marriage migrants and their families, finds Amal Shahid.

2017/03/12 | Zha Wen

The Coming Clash of Chinese and Western Nationalism

Efforts to thwart the spread of globalization will only make Chinese patriots more aggressive.

2017/01/31 | Hannah Wurf

Xi Jinping, the Savior of Globalization?

Xi’s opaque ambition, combined with the weakening of US global power, means there will continue to be contradictory narratives around what he stands for - as well as some wishful thinking, writes Hannah Wurf.

2017/01/19 | Wang Yiwei and Wang Lianzhang

Chinese Tech Workers Blame Trump for Job Cuts

Oracle employees say company wants to "please Trump" and move positions back to the U.S.

2016/10/20 | Stephen Grenville

The Globalization of Our Discontent

Once globalization has become the accepted punching bag, everyone can proffer their favored nostrums, some of which make little sense.

2016/10/19 | Zi Yang

China’s Private Security Companies Expand Role at Home and Abroad

Unlike their large and globally renowned Western counterparts, Chinese private security companies are small, young and largely unknown. But the industry has grown rapidly and is already worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

2016/10/13 | Olivia Yang

Art Exhibition Highlights Concerns of Penghu Casino Plan

The outlying island archipelago located in the Taiwan Strait will be seeing its second referendum on a casino bill this Saturday. A group of artists are raising awareness of the issue at a new exhibition in Taipei.