Geopolitics

Geopolitics

Current turmoil gives Hong Kong best chance for reforms since 1997 handover

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Political reforms in Hong Kong, held up by endless debate, have become an urgent necessity.

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Hong Kong protesters look to shut down city; Flights cancelled

(Aug 5): Hong Kong protesters looked to shut down the city with a general strike on Monday after a ninth straight weekend of unrest triggered by Beijing’s tightening grip over the financial hub.

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Vietnam: Between a rock and a hard place

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): There is no denying the success that is Vietnam.

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Singapore says US understands its position on WTO privileges

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): Singapore says it has an understanding with the US that the city state does not take advantage of privileges that come with “developing country” status in the World Trade Organiz

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Beijing's South China Sea optimism at odds with regional worries

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Southeast Asia’s foreign ministers warned that continued incidents in the South China Sea have “eroded trust” and may undermine regional stability, the 10-nation bloc said in a j

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The US needs to talk about China

SINGAPORE (July 29): Of all the changes in US foreign policy that President Donald Trump’s administration has made, the most consequential is the adoption of a confrontational stance towards China.

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Is politics getting to the Fed?

SINGAPORE (July 29): From the early 1980s until the start of the financial crisis in September 2008, the US Federal Reserve seemed to have a coherent process for adjusting its main short-term inter

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Is politics getting to the Fed?

SINGAPORE (July 29): From the early 1980s until the start of the financial crisis in September 2008, the US Federal Reserve seemed to have a coherent process for adjusting its main short-term inter

Geopolitics

The US needs to talk about China

SINGAPORE (July 29): Of all the changes in US foreign policy that President Donald Trump’s administration has made, the most consequential is the adoption of a confrontational stance towards China.

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The crisis of Anglo-American democracy

NEW YORK (July 26): How did the world’s two most venerable and influential democracies – the United Kingdom and the United States – end up with Donald Trump and Boris Johnson at the helm?

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