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Noodle Bowl Trap: ‘Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership’

While the Wuhan Meet was about ‘stability’, the Mamallapuram Meet was to enhance stability in action ‘promoting understanding’. Trade was prominently discussed between Prime...

Regional Turmoil and Its Impact on Afghanistan’s Economy

If one were to look at India-Iran-Afghanistan connectivity, there are a number of challenges, both global and regional. During PM Modi’s May 2016 visit...

Myanmar-Malaysia Ties: The Road Ahead

Myanmar’s State Counselor, Aung San Suu Kyi (the de facto leader of the ruling National League For Democracy government), while delivering a Keynote speech...

US-China Trade War and Its Impact on Singapore

Singapore's growth estimates for 2019 have been brought down to 0-1%, by the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). This is significantly lower than the...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Geopolitics or Policy on the G20 Osaka Summit Menu?

The Group of Twenty’s (G20) Osaka Summit, to be held on June 28-29, is currently the focus of global media and expert attention; this...

The US-China Trade War: Where Will it End?

The trade war between the US and China that began last year has now entered into its worst phase. In 2018, the US started...
WTO Headquarters, Geneva

China Leans Towards Reforming WTO’s National Security Exception

On Monday, May 13, China submitted its “Proposal on WTO Reform”, a synopsis of the Chinese government’s latest thoughts on how the World Trade...

Is China Willing to Take Pains to Reform its Economy?

After the latest gathering of China’s top-governing body Politburo to review its first quarter economic performance, the state-run Xinhua News Agency released a commentary...
Container Ship Evergreen

Are Free Markets Moral?

Adam Smith, famously known as the father of economics and the chief proponent of laissez-faire capitalist economy, enlightened us about an idea of an...

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