Asia-Pacific

Coronavirus Outbreak: Inducing a Rethink on Chinese Investments

Post the coronavirus crisis a number of countries are likely to re-examine economic links with Beijing, while China will make concerted attempts to cash...
Kim Il Sung Square

Can North Korea’s Economy Survive the Covid-19 Shock?

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only consuming human life - as of now it has killed more than ninety-five thousand people around the world...
President Trump meets with the Coronavirus Task Force

Covid-19 and US-China Ties: The Importance of Subnational Actors

Governor of New York state, Andrew Cuomo, thanked China on Saturday April 4, 2020 for its donation of 1,000 ventilators. Jack Ma, Joe Tsai,...
PM Imran Khan and President Xi Jinping

The Test of Covid-19: China-Pakistan Relations

The Covid-19 is testing the world at many fronts- be it the medical front or the political and economic fronts as the world and...
President Tsai Ing-wen inspects the Central Epidemic Command Center

Taiwan Gives a Fresh Impetus to US-China Rivalry Amid COVID-19 Crisis

While the world is grappling with the COVID-19 and trying to contain its spread and the number of deaths, the rivalry between the United...
President Tsai Ing-wen

Taiwan’s International Outreach: Will It Annoy Beijing?

Taiwan’s handling of the coronavirus epidemic has been lauded globally. In spite of its proximity to China, it has managed to control the number...
Coronavirus lockdown UK

Can China’s Rise Be Contained in a Post-Coronavirus World?

One country, other than the US which has lashed out at China for its lack of transparency, under-reporting and underplaying its casualties arising out...
Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln and Kitty Hawk carrier strike groups

Post-INF World: US-China Strategic Competition in the South China Sea

When the US decision to withdraw from the INF treaty was announced, it was felt that this decision would allow the US more options...
Long March 3B Carrier Rocket

BeiDou: China’s Eye in the Sky

China’s Satellite technology is actively going global with the BeiDou Navigation Development System (BDS) nearing its completion. An alternative to the existing navigation satellite...