Globalization, a New World or a Dead End

Globalization, a New World or a Dead End






Globalization, a New World or a Dead End Economic globalization is at a Crossroad, the next step to be taken by major players will lead to either a New World or a Dead End. The world is a place in time when protectionism, populism and isolationism are on the rise in the developed countries, as […]






China Owns the South China Sea

China Owns the South China Sea






China lays claim to much of the South China Sea, despite competing claims from Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Brunei. In square opposition to its neighbors’ claims, China has added to regional tensions by building artificial islands in the sea, complete with military installations. It’s far from the first time that Beijing has clashed […]






China Reacts to Obama’s Hacking Claims, Asks About Snowden

China Reacts to Obama’s Hacking Claims, Asks About Snowden






China Reacts to Obama’s Hacking Claims, Asks About Snowden China has challenged Washington to explain its own global spying activities following US media reports alleging that China is using two Chinese hotels as spy centres, describing the reports as a “groundless” smear attempt. On Wednesday, The Washington Times published an article where it alleged that the 4PLA, […]






Islamic Terrorism in Asia Report

Islamic Terrorism in Asia Report






The South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF), an organisation working to promote freedom, democracy and peace in South Asia and Europe, will be releasing a new report comparing the ‘Muslim Brotherhood’ (MB) and the ‘Jamaat-e-Islami’ (JeI), on December 23, 2016. This report carries out an in-depth study of the origin, ideology and evolution of the MB […]






Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum

Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum






Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum Financial cooperation will bring new growth momentum to Asian countries, given that although there have been visible outcomes in this field, the scale is somewhat limited. “The low-hanging fruit has already been picked in Asian regional cooperation after years of development,” said China’s Vice Finance Minister Shi Yaobin at […]






ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia

ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia






ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia The Asian Development Bank (ADB) supports China’s Belt and Road initiative in Central Asia, as both sides have the common goal to promote regional cooperation and integration. Zhang Wencai, ADB Vice President for Central and West Asia and South Asia Operations, made the remark during […]