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  • Global Waste Trade Chaos: Rising Environmentalism or Cost-Benefit Analysis? 

    Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-07-03)
    International garbage disputes are rare. Lately, however, the world witnesses waves of newsworthy trash saga. From the Philippines shipping containers of rubbish back to Canada, to Malaysia planning to return tons of garbage back to countries of origin, ...
  • Resource Sharing and Joint Development in the South China Sea: Exploring Avenues of Cooperation 

    Trajano, Julius Cesar (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-03-15)
    The Philippines and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Cooperation on Oil and Gas Development, demonstrating their willingness to explore joint development as a pathway to collaboration, notwithstanding their territorial disputes. ...
  • The Case for a Dedicated Regional Mechanism for Climate Change: A Comparative Assessment 

    Sembiring, Margareth (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-07-30)
    Climate change is a common concern that requires collective efforts to address. Regional cooperation on climate change can take place either within a dedicated mechanism or as a part of a larger environmental agenda. Building on an earlier study that ...
  • Examining Cooperation for Climate Change Adaptation in Southeast Asia: The Case of Lower Mekong River Basin 

    Sembiring, Margareth (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-04-30)
    A number of international initiatives on climate change identify cooperation as one of the means to addressing the changing climate. Cooperation also applies in the context of climate change adaptation. As one of the global hotspots for disaster risk, ...