Gateway to an Asia-Pac Free Trade Zone: TPP or RCEP?
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By Tai Wei Lim - 28 Nov 2016

Gateway to an Asia-Pac Free Trade Zone: TPP or RCEP?

The ultimate goal is for TPP or RCEP to be a gateway to a macro Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) objective that APEC has set its sights on. The FTAAP can help harmonize existing multilateral and bilateral trade linkages.
Can Trump Fix America’s Neglected Infrastructure?
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By Wen Xin Lim - 23 Nov 2016

Can Trump Fix America’s Neglected Infrastructure?

Go East and Build: Chinese Forays into Eastern Europe
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By Tai Wei Lim - 22 Nov 2016

Go East and Build: Chinese Forays into Eastern Europe

Why Hillary Clinton Lost
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Why Hillary Clinton Lost

A Clinton victory would have been as significant as an Obama victory. For years, African Americans and women were at the periphery of the political establishment. Her victory would have been a powerful message to young women that the glass ceiling for women in US politics can be broken.
By Tai Wei Lim - 16 Nov 2016 | 0 comments Readmore...
Observations about the US Presidential Elections
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Observations about the US Presidential Elections

The American presidential election is carried out via the Electoral College rather than the one man one vote system. The Electoral College consists of electors who are designated to vote on behalf of their constituencies. It is theoretically possible for the more popular candidate in the national poll to be the loser in the Electoral College.
By Tai Wei Lim - 08 Nov 2016 | 1 comments Readmore...
China and the Kingdom of Cambodia

China and the Kingdom of Cambodia

China ascended to being Cambodia’s tightest partner after the latter experienced difficulties in relations with the West due to differences in ideas and perceptions of human rights and democracy. Bilateral relations went a long way due to Prince Sihanouk’s closeness with Beijing.
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History of the Maritime Silk Road
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History of the Maritime Silk Road

The Maritime Silk Road was historically used for transporting ceramics from East Asia to other regions including Europe. It is useful to re-discover how these sea-lanes, when not under dispute, were able to encourage trade and commerce amongst the maritime nations.
By Tai Wei Lim - 19 Oct 2016 | 0 comments Readmore...
Mao Zedong
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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong meant different things to different people. To his allies, he was a decisive leader with a vision to make China a great nation. To his detractors, he was a strongman with flaws that resulted in hardship for a large number of people. To his rivals, he was a fearsome opponent with Machiavellian instincts and methodical ways of dealing with his enemies.
By Tai Wei Lim - 17 Oct 2016 | 0 comments Readmore...
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