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T.wai's T.notes are 2-pagers that engage the global debate tackling the most pressing global and regional issues building on the high-level policy engagement and expertise of the Institute's international research team

China’s Economy in the New Era
T.note 49 (TIC Series #4)

Dec 11, 2017 T.notes Rebecca Arcesati Global China

In what Michael Pettis defines as an "ideal rebalancing scenario" for the Chinese economy, China has to reset its GDP target at around 2 to 3 percent.

Between the lines of Australia’s Chinese influence debate
T.note 48 (RISE Series #11)

Nov 27, 2017 T.notes Sam Hardwick Changing World Politics

The words “Chinese influence” have become shorthand for a multitude of hot-button issues that are starting to affect Australian perceptions of China’s power.

ASEAN seen from China: a non-mainstream view of a necessary relationship
T.note n. 47 (RISE series #10)

Nov 10, 2017 T.notes Zha Daojiong Changing World Politics

It would be erroneous to see Southeast Asia as little more than an object for strategic competition between Beijing, on one hand, and Washington and its allies, on the other.

The Politics of Conflict-Generated Diasporas
T.note n. 46 (HS series #6)

Oct 31, 2017 T.notes Elise Féron Violence & Security

Diasporas originating from conflict are the ones that have received the most attention, making the study of conflict-generated diasporas all the more necessary.

The Belt one Road Initiative: a Project Made of Paper or Cement?
T.note n. 45 (CMBP Series #6)

Oct 24, 2017 T.notes Edoardo Agamennone Global China

While departing from the idea of merely being an "updated" version of the Silk Road, the Belt and Road Initiative seems to have grown out of hand.

Local conflict resolution strategies and unequal access to justice in Mon State
T.note n. 44 (RISE serie #9)

Oct 4, 2017 T.notes Annika Pohl Harrisson Changing World Politics

In search for help, the muslim residents of Burma no longer rely on allegedly corrupt institutions, turning to their personal connections instead.

The BCIM Economic Corridor and Chinese investments in Myanmar
T.note n. 43 (RISE serie #8)

Sep 27, 2017 T.notes Anja Senz Changing World Politics

Asia's regionalization trend led to the formulation of numerous economic cooperation initiatives. These, however, often lack a clear implementation strategy.

The Arakan/Rohingya Crisis
T.note n. 42 (RISE serie #7)

Sep 23, 2017 T.notes Han Ka Changing World Politics

Several major confrontations have occurred in Arakan since World War II, creating lasting distrust between the followers of different religious creeds. These conflicts are related to issues which all have their roots deep in the country’s past.

Reflecting on China’s presence in the Mediterranean region
T.note n.41 (ChinaMed Series #2)

Sep 6, 2017 T.notes Andrea Ghiselli Global China

President Xi Jinping's “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) came with the promise of a deeper Chinese political and economic engagement in international affairs. If successful, the BRI is bound to reshape regions near and far away from China.

The ‘Lucky’ Ones: Land, Citizenship, and Inequality in the Wa Self-Administered Division
T.note n. 40 (RISE Series #6)

Aug 12, 2017 T.notes Naomi Hellmann Changing World Politics

In the Wa autonomous areas that run along the Sino-Burmese border, disparities in material wealth raise important questions about land ownership.

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