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Outlook for 2017 Politics South and Central Asia

2017 Preview: Southeast Asia is set to embrace more volatility

Southeast Asia in 2016 has been marked by busy political agendas, challenges by ethnic tensions, religious conflicts, and regional stability issues.

2016 in Review Asia Pacific Security

Trends of 2016: Duterte, the Philippines, and the prospect of peace

Duterte’s compromise with the various Moro factions is crucial to stopping the growth of ISIS-linked terrorist organizations in Southeastern Asia.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

Green dreams: Duterte and the Philippine mining industry

Throughout its history, the Philippine mining industry has been defined by its diverse set of political risks relating to governance, inequality, elitism, foreign export and absent contribution towards the country’s

Asia Pacific Politics

Will Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” end with his presidency?

Obama’s pivot should have represented a shift in US foreign policy. The end of his presidency puts the future of the pivot into question.

Asia Pacific Politics

Duterte’s new economic agenda: What is old and what is new?

Duterte’s economic agenda seeks to reassure investors and tackle issues that the previous administration did not address, but concrete policies are needed.

Asia Pacific Politics

Economic Outlook: Duterte Wins Filipino Presidency

Controversial Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte emerged victorious in the Philippines’ recent presidential elections. What should investors expect from the president-elect of one of Asia’s fastest growing economies?