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The 'Belt and Road Initiative' and comparative regional productivity in China

We study potential internal effects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. These effects may occur sooner than the international effects, since they face no...

The concept of ‘Community of Common Destiny’ in China's diplomacy: meaning, motives and implications

‘Community of common destiny’, a new concept in China’s diplomacy, has been increasingly used by the Chinese government, especially President Xi Jinping,...

Analysis of the ‘Dutch Disease’ effect on the selected resource‐rich ASEAN economies

This article examines the applicability of the Dutch Disease hypothesis by using a vector auto‐regression model, focusing on the resource‐rich and middle...

Preventing Other ‘Marawis’ in the Southern Philippines

After more than 5 months of intense fighting, the Battle for Marawi has concluded as the largest urban combat scenario in modern Philippine history....

How does China–Pakistan Economic Corridor show the limitations of China's ‘One Belt One Road’ model

Under ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative, China has introduced a new model of economic development of cross‐continental connectivity. With all its promising...

North Korea's human rights insecurity: state image management in the Post-UN COI era

The 2014 report of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea marked a watershed moment in international awareness and action...

Progress in tobacco control in Singapore: lessons and challenges in the implementation of the framework convention on tobacco control

Singapore has implemented tobacco control policies since the 1970s, more than three decades before it became party to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

The framework of crisis-induced agenda setting in China

The extent by which public agenda influences policy agenda indicates the degree of democracy in a regime. However, few researchers have drawn their...

India's approaches to the South China Sea: priorities and balances

The research inquiries into New Delhi’s current approaches to Maritime Asia regional security in general and the South China Sea from the perspective of...

The state of tobacco control in ASEAN: framing the implementation of the FCTC from a health systems perspective

Using a tobacco control framework that combines demand-reduction and selected supply-reduction measures according to a health system’s building blocks,...

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