In her first visit to Washington, D.C. as foreign minister, Penny Wong will give a major foreign policy speech on Canberra’s priorities and policies as well as addressing Australia’s role in the world.
Civil society actors around the world are grappling with competition between values systems. Rising geopolitical tensions affect international civil society and its role in this shifting global order.
This week on Sinica, in lieu of the regular show we present a keynote address given by Evan Feigenbaum, VP for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, at the recent East Asia Strategy Forum, held on November 1-2 in Ottawa, Canada.
But President Joko Widodo’s plans to seek international support for his domestic development agenda could be frustrated by growing political tensions at home and abroad.
South-east Asia is the diplomatic and business friend that everyone needs. This is not just to diversify supply chains, but also to seek out growth opportunities as hurdles that range from tariffs to investment curbs affect business between the US and China. Investors should take note and follow suit.
Join Carnegie for a conversation about how local players have fared in three Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian countries—Algeria, Egypt, and Indonesia—in pushing Chinese technology firms to meet their developmental needs.
“The continued stability and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region is heavily influenced by the actions of small island states,” says Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shadid.
Now, the government should focus more on productive infrastructure investment.
Among emerging Asian economies, it has the fewest tools to fight the global food crisis.