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China

The future of Xi’s Belt Road Initiative

President's vision lacks strategy.

Risk and imagination in the Trump era

How Australia can keep afloat as Trump torpedoes global order.

US vs them

What a Trump presidency means for peace and stability in our region.

Moving beyond the Myitsone dam dilemma

How a historical China-Myanmar border treaty can help smooth troubled waters.

Malaysia, the Philippines and ASEAN

Are there still signs for optimism in ASEAN?

The east is red

Why Southeast Asia is now firmly in the grip of China.

With Trump, Beijing trumps Washington

Why a Trump presidency is a major setback for US-Southeast Asia ties.

Girt by sea

Australia’s limited choices in the South China Sea.

Najib’s China legacy

Is Malaysia turning its back on the West?

Duterte banks on Beijing for political gain

The political economy of the Philippines’ shift to China.

The US, Myanmar and the dragon in the background

Why Beijing benefits from softer US sanctions on Myanmar.

A rise in anti-Chinese rhetoric

Politics, economics and religion are to blame, writes Hew Wai Weng.

A statement on the South China Sea ruling

Indonesia foreign policy experts call for respect and restraint.

ASEAN’s South China Sea ulcer

South China Sea a health risk and needs to be confronted sooner rather than later.

To rule over the waves

South China Sea award is a legal and moral victory for the Philippines. But the battle is only half won.

Hanoi’s hopes rise with China’s dashed nine-dash line

Why Vietnam is the big winner in the South China Sea ruling.

Major powers behaving badly

The South China Sea ruling is a test to global order. Will Beijing pass?

Judgement day won’t bring the end of times

South China Sea ruling between Philippines and China can lead to diplomatic solutions.

Vietnamese fishermen versus China

Tensions in troubled waters see more and more attacks.

Jakarta left all at sea by island clash with China

What the South China Sea reveals about Indonesia's foreign policy.

Ritualism and the erosion of human rights

States in the Asia-Pacific increasingly pay lip service to protections they sign up to.

Spy planes and Singapore

Sino-US tensions increase amid Poseidon spy plane deployment in Singapore.

Consumption and control in Beijing

New freedoms and old controls in China.