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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

Politics South and Central Asia

As Duterte goes to China, what’s in store for the Philippines?

Behind his ruthless anti-drug campaigns, crude insults, and foreign policy direction, Rodrigo Duterte is trying to consolidate his power.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Foreign ministers discuss Europe. Duterte makes first state visit. Last presidential debate arrives. Brazil may lower interest rates.

Asia Pacific Politics

Manila’s “Duterte Harry”: Should investors be worried?

While investors appear confident in Rodrigo Duterte’s national project will his drug vendetta affect the Philippines’ economic prospects over the long term?

Asia Pacific Politics

South China Sea claims will be elephant in the room at the G20 summit

When the meeting of the G20 is convened on September 4th in Hangzhou, its Chinese hosts hope to keep the conversation focused on the global economy.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Hillary Clinton nominated. Philippine State of the Nation. Peru government transitions. No Spanish government. Commerce releases data.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

EU deals with banks. Hague rules on South China Sea. French Socialists in limbo. BoE taks Brexit policy. China releases GDP figures.

Economics International

The economic implications of US-China tensions

U.S.-China strategic considerations are gradually overshadowing the economic relationship, which could potentially lead to mutually-assured destruction.