RSIS Commentary


  • The Global System: New Developmental Model Needed? 

    Christopher H. Lim; Tan Ming Hui (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-03-09)
    The ever-shifting “tectonic plates” of economics, business, technology, politics, and security around the world has created an era of uncertainty, resulting in declining global confidence. Where do we go from here?
  • Managing Disasters: Three Key Elements in ASEAN Cooperation 

    Said Faisal (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-03-07)
    As the world’s most disaster-prone region, cooperation in disaster response and management in ASEAN has been critical. Where will the successes of this regional cooperation take us?
  • China’s Maritime Silk Road: Challenging Test for ASEAN 

    Kaewkamol Pitakdumrongkit (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-02-23)
    The Maritime Silk Road (MSR) holds great potential to foster ASEAN-China economic relations. China could achieve its connectivity scheme while ASEAN states could accomplish their regional integration objectives. However, both sides need to work on ...
  • Timor-Leste’s Oil: Blessing Or Curse? 

    Viji Menon (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-02-15)
    Timor-Leste’s revenue from oil and gas is rapidly declining due to diminishing resources and withdrawals from the Petroleum Fund for infrastructure projects. However, following recent negotiations with Australia, there is a window of opportunity for ...

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