Myanmar’s abundant natural resources have served as the country’s main export revenue, but have also been a primary driver of conflict in ethnic areas. What should the newly elected government do to improve the governance of resource wealth in the country, and how can the international community assist?
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank addresses a pressing need in Asia and its differences with existing multilateral banks may help it to be more responsive.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization will likely become less functional and coherent as the group gets bigger. Form will start to drive function, and the group will begin to search for a purpose.
There is no way Beijing can address its debt problem without a sharp drop in GDP growth, but as unwilling as Beijing may be to see much lower growth, it doesn’t have any other option.
The U.S. and Taiwan business communities have, despite recent downturn in the global marketplace, maintained one of the strongest and most enduring relationships.
Unless Asia’s strategically consequential states can significantly mitigate, if not resolve, the region’s political and military deficits, Asia’s rise will never be completed.
China’s debt has risen very rapidly over the last decade and many commentators are warning of a coming collapse. However, China is not at immediate risk of a financial crisis.
C.H. Tung gave his thoughts on maintaining momentum in U.S.-China relations, with special emphasis on the South China Sea.
Given China’s surplus economy, a weak currency could undermine growth and incite a trade war.
The topic of information and communication technologies diplomacy has been a dynamic aspect of U.S.-Japan cooperation since the launch of a U.S.-Japan Policy Cooperation Dialogue on the Internet Economy in 2010.
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