China Engages Asia: The Soft Notion of China's "Soft Power"
Article - Shaun Breslin
A leading scholar argues for a more nuanced understanding of China's emerging geopolitical influence.
Opinion: China's More Open Society and the Dynamics of Political Change
Opinion - Zheng Yongnian, Lye Liang Fook
China's political landscape is evolving in subtle but significant ways, as it develops economically and a more assertive and socially aware population emerges.
Five Reasons Korea is the Future
Article - Lee Chor Pharn
South Korea is ahead of the curve in technology, design, and the market. Could it also be a leading architect of Asia’s future development path?
Opinion: Is China Catching Up with the US?
Opinion - Kenneth Lieberthal
While China has emerged as a key player in global affairs, significant challenges to its ongoing development should not be underestimated, argues Professor Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution.
Rethinking Recovery: Possible Discontinuities and Domestic Implications
Article - Valerie Yuen, Godwin Tang
Analysts from the Strategic Policy Office consider how the global economy might evolve in the next decade.
Gearing Up for a Multi-Polar World
Roundtable - Dr Adel A. Al-Wugayan, Mr Hau Do Suan, Hon. Ike Chinwo
In this session of the ETHOS Roundtable, three eminent participants from Singapore's 3rd Leaders in Governance Programme reflect on the evolving challenges facing public sectors as global economic and political balances shift in the post-Crisis world.
China's Clean Energy Thrust
Article - Andy Eng, Augustine Chong
Why China wants to become a clean energy powerhouse — and what it means for the global economy.
Indonesia in the Financial Crisis: Advent and Aftermath
Interview - Premarani Somasundram
Interview with Adam Schwarz
Public Diplomacy: An Emerging New Normal in Foreign Policy
Opinion - Premarani Somasundram
States must now learn to shape the context in which their policies are perceived by foreign publics in order to achieve national goals.
Interview with Martin Wolf: The Globalisation Game
Interview - Donald Low
The award-winning financial journalist and author of Why Globalization Works discusses the role of government in a globalised world, and the impact of China's rapid growth.