05 Nov Biden or Trump, there’s no reset for US-Asia policy (The Business Times)
There is unlikely to be big shifts for American foreign policy in Asia regardless of who the next US President is. In an interview with the Business Times, Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, said, “Many US companies use Singapore as a preferred base to engage with the Asean region. But, in terms of a clear foreign policy and diplomacy, we want an America that is dependable and trustworthy. The last few years have been hard for Singapore and Asean.” Read more in this article.
The SIIA will be hosting a webinar, “After the US elections: What now for ASEAN and Asia?” to analyse the US election results on Thursday, 12 November 2020 from 10am to 11am. Join our speakers, Former Ambassador-at-Large Bilahari Kausikan, Chairman of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore and Ambassador Frank Lavin, CEO and Founder of Export Now, as they share their views on where Asia stands in relation to the White House. To register, kindly fill in your particulars here: http://bit.ly/SIIAUS2020