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Is the Future of Work the Next Global Collective Project? It Should Be

The global international order is tumultuous these days; relationships, institutions, and norms that have made peace and progress possible for the last three quarters...
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Italy on the New Silk Roads, Beyond the Announcement

Italy will soon join China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), as announced by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on March 8, 2019, describing the...

Signs of Acceleration: Unleashing Vietnam’s Economic Potential

Vietnam has been in the news in recent weeks because the Summit between the U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un...

New Dynamics of South Korea-Myanmar Economic Relations

Myanmar has witnessed a drop in Foreign Direct Investment. In 2017-2018, it received 5.7 billion USD, down from over 6.6 billion in the previous...

Cambodia’s Money Laundering Relisting Shows Dangers of Corrupt Institutions

The global money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in February put Cambodia on its "grey" watchlist because of concerns over money laundering....

The Deal of the Future: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

The origin of free trade agreements between the USA and EU can be traced back to the rift between the two following the end...

EU Move to End Cambodia’s Free Trade Status Must Be Trigger for Democratic Change

European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström announced on October 5 that the EU had started a review of Cambodia’s duty-free access to European markets,...

What Mahathir’s New Economic Policy Means for Malaysia-China Relations

In burying the hatchet, with his one time foe, Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohammad exhibited immense pragmatism. An arrangement has been worked out,...

Three Likely Developments in Democracy-free Cambodia

In late July, Cambodia participated (sort of) in the General Election, without having the option to choose the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP),...

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