The Long Way Out: FDI in Southeast Asia

With tensions around the world so high due to China throwing its political weight around more than usual, many have speculated as to how business and industry will respond to the world “post-corona”. Nations are now debating on the future of their economic relationship with China and the possibility of decoupling its factories away from … Continue reading The Long Way Out: FDI in Southeast Asia

Russian inroads into Southeast Asia: Singapore as a case study

Since 2014, the Russian Federation has suffered from severe economic sanctions imposed on them by the majority of ‘Western’ nations. Because of such actions, the Russian economy has recently stagnated and has left the nation with much desire to find ‘new friends’ within the world of global trade and business. At the same time as … Continue reading Russian inroads into Southeast Asia: Singapore as a case study

Why the Battle of Marawi was a political turning point within South-East Asia

It could be argued that the Battle of Marawi that existed from March to October 2017 within the Philippines was a political turning point for South-East Asia. This essay will examine what specifically the Battle of Marawi was and what is its significance for the region. The following points will be examined in detail: ASEAN … Continue reading Why the Battle of Marawi was a political turning point within South-East Asia