Foreign policy

Age of choice: how partner countries are managing the new development assistance landscape—the cases of Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Vanuatu

Based on a comparative case study approach, the article reviews trends in volumes and modalities of non-traditional development assistance flows since...

Chinese overseas hydropower dams and social sustainability: the Bui Dam in Ghana and the Kamchay Dam in Cambodia

There is a shortage of empirical studies on the relationship between Chinese hydropower dams and social sustainability. Comparative research on Chinese...

Aiding women candidates in Solomon Islands: suggestions for development policy

This article discusses the poor performance of women candidates in Solomon Islands elections and potential aid policy responses. The article outlines...

ASEAN’s leadership in the regional comprehensive economic partnership

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) centrality was one of the biggest motivations for ASEAN’s proposal of the Regional Comprehensive Economic...

Assessing the financial landscape for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations economic community

The article assesses Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s financial landscape and considers issues related to regional financial cooperation....

Myths of political independence, or how not to solve the corruption problem: lessons for Vietnam

Corruption is widely identified as a critical problem for developing economies and is also viewed as a priority issue by international organisations and...

Ecosystem services and environmental governance: Comparing China and the U.S.

The concept of ecosystem services (the benefits people derive from functioning ecosystems) is beginning to change the way we view the relationship between...

Biodiversity conservation in Asia

Asian’s remarkable economic growth brought many benefits but also fuelled threats to its ecosystems and biodiversity. Economic growth brings biodiversity...

Nuclear deterrence in Asia and the Pacific

The Asia Pacific region includes six of the world’s nine nuclear-armed states, and in all of them relevant policymakers, still caught in a Cold War...

The role of China in Asia's evolution to global economic prominence

The objective of this article is to show how China’s rapid growth was instrumental in integrating Asian economies with each other and mutually supporting...

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