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Investigating the players, institutions and narratives driving Asian political and economic dynamics

Understanding ASEAN e-commerce: trends and challenges

Apr 11, 2020 Asia Prospects Luca Sartorelli Research & Policy Papers

The Southeast Asian digital economy will make more than US$240 billion by 2025, of which only US$102 billion will be from e-commerce. With more than 350 million Internet users, the region is going to be the very epicentre of an economic boom, according to a Google research, becoming the world’s biggest Internet retail market. However, the region varies greatly in terms of Internet usage and quality, and e-commerce penetration and readiness.

Il Caffè Geopolitico – 30 marzo 2020

Mar 30, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Raimondo Neironi

[IT] Raimondo Neironi (T.wai & Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) nell'articolo "Malesia, la strana caduta di Mahathir. Muhyiddin Yassin è il nuovo premier" per il Caffè Geopolitico.

New Mandala – 23 March 2020

Mar 23, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Nicholas Farrelly

Nicholas Farrelly (T.wai & University of Tasmania), discusses about the future of Myanmar Studies on New Mandala.

The Diplomat – March 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Giuseppe Gabusi

Giuseppe Gabusi (T.wai & University of Torino) gives some insights on the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe in the article "COVID-19 Hits Italy: A Test for China Ties" on The Diplomat.

Preventing the Rohingya genocide in Rakhine: The ICJ Provisional Measures in The Gambia v. Myanmar

Mar 2, 2020 Asia Prospects Mauro Politi T.notes

The recent order by the ICJ in The Gambia v. Myanmar provides a concrete contribution to the efforts of the international institutions aimed at addressing the humanitarian emergency in Myanmar/Bangladesh and preventing the commission of acts of genocide against the Rohingya.

Il Myanmar alla fine delle favole

Feb 21, 2020 Asia Prospects RISE

[IT] Con la vittoria elettorale nel 2015 di Aung San Suu Kyi, il mondo – soprattutto l’Occidente – viveva il lieto fine della tormentata vicenda del Myanmar contemporaneo. Ecco Suu Kyi, già insignita del Premio Nobel per la Pace, a lungo in carcere o agli arresti domiciliari negli anni bui della dittatura militare, finalmente al potere, anche se condiviso con gli stessi generali un tempo suoi oppressori. Certo, i problemi non sarebbero scomparsi, ma il Paese li avrebbe gradualmente risolti, grazie alla ritrovata libertà e all’esistenza di un governo semi-civile.

The last frontier of Italian luxury: conquering the ASEAN market

Feb 17, 2020 Asia Prospects Luca Sartorelli Research & Policy Papers

While the ‘old’ Europe is recovering from the last financial crisis at a snail’s pace, consumption levels and GDP in the ASEAN zone are soaring. The number of affluent people is also going up, and so is so-called ‘conspicuous consumption’. As a matter of fact, when it comes to high-end and luxury commodities, Italy is one of the leading countries. So how are Italian luxury producers positioned in the race for the conquest of the ASEAN market?

Singapore Thailandia Vietnam: Opportunità e sfide per le imprese

Feb 5, 2020 Asia Prospects Gabriele Giovannini Research & Policy Papers

[IT] Singapore, Thailandia e Vietnam sono paesi dalle enormi opportunità sia in termini di esportazioni sia di investimenti, ma ancora poco presidiati dalle PMI italiane. Il rapporto, nato dalla collaborazione del Dipartimento di Culture, Politica e Società dell'Università di Torino con la Camera di Commercio, Industria, Artigianato e Agricoltura di Torino e T.wai - Torino World Affairs Institute, ha due obiettivi: proporre uno strumento utile alla PMI per sviluppare una strategia di internazionalizzazione vincente nell'area e dare la possibilità alle PMI di aprire una finestra su tre paesi chiave di una delle regioni più promettenti per l’export a livello globale, esplorandone sfide e opportunità.

Endangered Cambodian indigenous peoples: Land dispossession and cultural genocide

Jan 24, 2020 Asia Prospects Frédéric Bourdier T.notes

Dispossessed families had little choice – beyond heading for the slums of the major cities – but to migrate to what were ambiguously called the ‘last borders’.

The AIIB in Global Perspective: Early Development, Innovation and Future Agenda

Dec 23, 2019 Asia Prospects Giovanni B. Andornino, Giuseppe Gabusi Research & Policy Papers

The December 2019 issue of Global Policy has two special sections. The first entitled ‘The AIIB in Global Perspective: Early Development, Innovation and Future...   Read More

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