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T.wai's T.notes are 2-page texts that address the major issues of international debate at the global and regional level, building a broad involvement in the high levels of politics and experts of the major teams of research centers at the international level.
T.note n.105 - RISE series #29

Special Economic Zones: areas of social exclusion

Asia Prospects T.notes

The development of the SEZs has undoubtedly been a powerful growth engine for domestic and regional markets in Southeast Asia. It is, however, greatly irresponsible and unethical to overlook their immense social byproducts.

Nov 10, 2021
T.note n.104 - EC series #7

Rebel politics after the coup: Myanmar’s Ethnic Armed Organizations and their social foundations

Violence & Security T.notes

EAO strategies are best understood as the result of multifarious and often contentious relations between differently placed actors of heterogeneous movements that reach deep into wider society.

Sep 15, 2021
T.note n. 103 - RISE series #28

The quest for soft power: competitive vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia

Asia Prospects T.notes

The vaccination process across Southeast Asia is proceeding slowly, and neighbouring powers such as China and India are eager to take advantage of this situation through what has been labelled ‘vaccine diplomacy’.

Aug 5, 2021
T.note n. 102 - EC series #6

Beyond the handshake moment: peace agreements and the ending of civil wars

Violence & Security T.notes

Over the past thirty years, peace agreements reached following civil wars have rarely lived up to their promises, let alone the hopes for societal transformation and ‘positive peace’ adumbrated at the time of their signature.

Jul 29, 2021
T.note n.101

A “post-carbon” diplomacy? Japan’s Southeast Asia conundrum

Asia Prospects T.notes

Coincidentally, Tokyo has been supportive of the region’s efforts to narrow development gaps among member states and to tackle emerging challenges, such as climate change and disaster risk reduction.

May 26, 2021
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