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  • The Belt and Road Initiative in Malaysia: Case of the Kuantan Port 

    Yean, Tham Siew (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2019-01-15)
    This article examines the expansion of Kuantan port and its strategy to create additional demand for the new port’s facilities as well as key challenges in moving forward.
  • Singapore-Malaysia Economic Relations: Deep Interdependence 

    Hutchinson, Francis E.; Bhattacharya, Pritish (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2019-01-11)
    Malaysia’s new government swept into power on May 9 last year. While greater clarity regarding bilateral relations between Singapore and Malaysia was expected as the transitional period ended, this appears not to have been the case. Indeed, the past ...
  • Malaysia’s Budget 2019: The New Government’s Fiscal Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities 

    Leng, Yeah Kim (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-12-13)
    Malaysia’s momentous 14th general election in May 2018 saw the opposition coalition, Pakatan Harapan, wrestling power from the Barisan Nasional coalition that had governed the country since independence in 1957. Six months later, the new government ...
  • How will Vietnam Cope with the Impact of the US-China Trade War? 

    Ho, Tuan; Nguyen, Trang Thi Ngoc; Tran, Tho Ngoc (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-11-21)
    The IMF’s World Economic Outlook published in October 2018 names trade tensions as one of the greatest risks to global economic growth. The US-China trade war is at the centre of global trade tensions, and although some analysts suggest that Vietnam ...

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