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Google, Facebook dump plans for US-Hong Kong undersea cable

Google and Facebook Inc. dropped plans for an undersea cable between the US and Hong Kong after the Trump administration said Beijing might use the link to collect information on Americans.

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Abe resigns over health reasons

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided to resign due to health reasons, local media including NHK reported.

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Businesses must prepare for a New Cold War that could be worse than the last

More than three decades ago, the first Cold War ended with the euphoric toppling of the Berlin Wall as the people of the Eastern Bloc declared their freedom from the Soviet Empire.

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How Dow Chemical is adapting to US-China decoupling

As the US and its allies increasingly come to view China as a threat, businesses have increasingly been advised by these governments to “quit China”.

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Is e-RMB a tool of trade and weapon of politics?

SINGAPORE (July 17): Much interest in e-RMB stems from the global implications of China issuing such a currency.

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The shape of Asia's new Cold War

(June 19): In retrospect, the decision by the Communist Party of China (CPC) to impose a new security law on Hong Kong seems to have been preordained.

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Hong Kong finance has a security blanket

(May 29): China’s decision to impose a national security law on Hong Kong has spurred speculation of capital flight and an erosion of the city’s status as an international financial centre.

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America’s delisting threat could pay off

(May 29): After passing unanimously in the US Senate on May 20, 2020, the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act is heading for the House of Representatives, and US President Donald Trump is exp

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Surviving the post-Covid world order

The Covid-19 pandemic will usher in a dangerous new phase in US-China tensions. How can states find their way around this geopolitical minefield?

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Smaller states caught between rock and a hard place

SINGAPORE (May 15): Growing geopolitical tensions and disrupted trade has put Southeast Asian economies in a rather difficult geo-economic position.

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