Canada-Asia Agenda

  • September 8, 2016  |  Author: Karine Pontbriand
    In the 21st century, cyberspace has radically changed the way people live, communicate and interact, and is now a catalyst for economic development and prosperity. With 20 billion devices forecast to...
  • June 24, 2016  |  Author: Aries A. Arugay
    On May 9, 2016, more than 55 million Filipinos cast their ballots in an electrifying, fiercely contested, acrimonious, and politically significant electoral contest.
  • April 22, 2016  |  Authors: Lotus Yang Ruan, Timothy Cheek
    What is going on in China's media today? No Twitter. No Facebook. No YouTube. Heavy censorship. Frequent arrest of rights lawyers. Harsh crackdown on activists and opinion leaders. The (Western)...
  • February 24, 2016  |  Author: Camilo Pérez-Restrepo
    APEC is back in Latin America for the first time since 2008 in a new context of economic growth and during a moment where important structural reforms are taking place. This article provides Canadian...
  • January 8, 2016  |  Author: Joseph Wong
    With this month's elections there are big questions about the future of Taiwan: Will the anticipated government turnover lead to major policy changes? Will cross-Strait relations deteriorate?
  • November 30, 2015  |  Author: Amitendu Palit
    Narendra Modi became India’s 15th Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, after leading the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to a spectacular victory in the general elections to the Indian Parliament....
  • October 15, 2015  |  Author: Bruce Matthews
    It’s a time of uncertainty in Sri Lanka, as grassroots nationalist passions threaten to disrupt the prospect for real stability and prosperity amid the challenges of a major human rights accounting.
  • September 22, 2015  |  Author: David Zweig
    Under “one country, two systems,” the framework for managing Hong Kong’s reversion to Chinese sovereignty, the city was to maintain “a high level of autonomy” and its own institutions for 50 years.
  • September 8, 2015  |  Author: Netina Tan
    Singapore is holding a snap general election on September 11, 2015. The campaign period is just nine days. This is the country’s first election without its influential former leader, Lee Kuan Yew.
  • July 21, 2015  |  Author: Bruce Matthews
    Myanmar is at a political crossroads of great national consequence as it prepares for a crucial election on November 8, 2015. Much is at stake. The country has only recently returned to a quasi-...
  • July 7, 2015  |  Author: Michael Bradshaw
    The Russian and Canadian natural gas industries are facing similar market diversification challenges: Canada is building LNG export infrastructure in an attempt to access Asian gas markets, and...
  • June 25, 2015  |  Author: J. Berkshire Miller
    Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will soon make a critical statement to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The choice of what is – and more importantly, what is not –...
  • June 18, 2015  |  Author: Amitendu Palit
    In April, India announced its long-term Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) for 2015 to 2020. The announcement had been eagerly awaited by those within and outside India for what it would reveal about Prime...
  • June 2, 2015  |  Author: Lynette H. Ong
    Xi Jinping is implementing harsh repression within as well as outside the system. Thus far, he seems to have the support of the other members of the Politburo Standing Committee, the apex of the...
  • April 30, 2015  |  Author: Bree Feng
    Although it has no Arctic territory, China has steadily increased its voice and engagement in the region, particularly during Canada’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council, which began in May 2013 and...
  • April 16, 2015  |  Author: Kyae Lim Kwon
    With a vision to “redesign and build a strong carbon-neutral economy,” Ontario is joining British Columbia and Quebec in taking province-wide action on climate change. And it is doing this by putting...
  • April 14, 2015  |  Author: Jeff Kucharski
    Canada faces an uncomfortable energy predicament: internal constraints and developments beyond Canada’s borders increasingly challenge its ability to secure alternative markets for its energy...
  • April 7, 2015  |  Authors: Vivek Dehejia, Rupa Subramanya
    On April 14, a sitting prime minster of India will visit Canada for the first time in more than 40 years. The visit is an opportunity for Canadians to take stock of the changes Modi has ushered in...
  • March 4, 2015  |  Authors: Dan Ciuriak, Dmitry Lysenko, Jingliang Xiao
    Because of geography and specialization in production, Canada’s provinces are impacted differently by Canada’s free trade agreements. The recently concluded Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)...
  • January 29, 2015  |  Author: Jean Michel Montsion
    Many Singaporean citizens have begun to express frustration with the city-state’s heavily reliance on foreign workers. Specifically, they are taking issue with what they view as the state siding...

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