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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.
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.