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05 Nov New demands in engaging China

When China’s President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Singapore, his first state visit to the city-state will do more than commemorate the past 25 years of diplomatic relations. Singapore was an early interlocutor for Beijing, following the first historic meeting in Singapore between Deng Xiaoping...

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01 Oct US ambassador: Seeing positive progress in ASEAN

CNBC interviewed US Ambassador to ASEAN Nina Hachigian on the sidelines of the 8th ASEAN and Asia Forum (AAF), organised by the SIIA on 1 Oct 2015. The video is available on TRANSCRIPT Amb. Hachigian: I've seen actually some very positive progress on those sorts of issues...

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06 Aug SG50: The past, the present and the future

Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs and Mr. Frank Lavin, Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore discuss Singapore's journey to success over the past 50 years, in this segment for CNBC's '50 on the Dot' programme. Singapore Then & Now Mr. Lavin: The fundamental...

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29 May Contours of Modi’s Foreign Policy

India’s ‘Act East’ foreign policy under Prime Minister (PM) Modi’s administration represents a dramatic shift from the relatively passive ‘Look East’ stance that characterised the 1990s. PM Modi’s proactive efforts in reaching out to strategic regional partners, paired with his charismatic approach to foreign diplomacy,...

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26 May Is ASEAN still at the heart of Asia?

The regional architecture in Asia is fast evolving, with China’s new initiatives gaining more traction. As Japan and the USA attempt to balance China’s growing influence by extending their own economic reach in Asia, ASEAN must stay united on all fronts and carefully navigate this...

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08 May The real value of a Japanese apology

There are many reasons to admire modern-day Japan. There are also more than a few reasons to wish the country's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, well. His efforts to resuscitate the economy with Abenomics has not yet hit the target, but Japan is more confident today...

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08 May Around the Web: Islands in the South China Sea

China has intensified construction on artificial islands in the South China Sea in recent months. At the end of April, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) — which includes the Philippines and Vietnam, rival South China Sea claimants who have clashed with China -...

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