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28 Jun After the Trump-Kim Summit: Where do we go from here?

The 12 June meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been lauded as a historical event. But what lies ahead for engagement with North Korea? Has the meeting bolstered Trump domestically, ahead of US midterm elections? How should...

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05 Jun GFMA-ASIFMA Green Finance Conference

As policymakers and industry leaders promote the development of green finance in Asia and globally, GFMA and ASIFMA have increasingly worked with public and private stakeholders to build understanding of how capital markets can be best leveraged to support sustainable economic growth. This conference will...

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18 May 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources

Climate Action: Seeding Green Growth and Resilience in ASEAN Two years since the Paris Agreement, many ASEAN countries are placing increasing emphasis on combating climate change and its adverse impacts. Governments have started to invest in improving air and water quality, low-carbon transport, and better use...

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10 May Trade Wars versus Trade Deals

A summary of this event is now available on our website. Original Event Synopsis: In March, the Trump administration sparked fears of a trade war by imposing tariffs, first against steel and aluminium, and later specifically Chinese goods. China has already retaliated with its own tariffs on...

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06 Feb Breakthroughs in Sustainable Investing and Finance

Advancing sustainable development across emerging markets will require substantial capital. The UN estimates, for instance, that up to US$7 trillion in annual investment will be needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. To achieve funding at this scale will require significant flows of private capital...

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01 Feb SIIA’s Year Opener: Asia’s Prospects and Challenges in 2018

Highlights from this event are now available on our website - click here for photos and a text summary. There has been some uncertainty about the future of Asia’s regional order. Observers have raised concerns about how US-China relations will fare under the Trump administration, especially with Beijing...

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23 Jan We are ASEAN: In Search of a Regional Identity

For over 50 years, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has attempted to bring the region together. But studies have shown that although people in ASEAN countries are generally aware that the grouping exists, it is mostly seen as an economic body, or a...

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