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Southeast Asia's digital economy revolution
Southeast Asia is poised to reap huge growth from a digital economy revolution – but governments need to ensure the region’s infrastructure is up to the challenge, writes Dominique Virgil.
Lost in translation: fundamental misunderstandings in the Australia-China relationship
Communication between countries and across cultures is never easy. In the following two articles from the Australian Institute for International Affairs, two leading China scholars explore how differences of language and of conceptions of role and identity hamper understanding between China and the West.
A detour on the road to federal democracy in Myanmar
More than ten months from the military coup that upended Myanmar’s democratisation, there remains no clear path out. But the destination — a genuine federal democracy — remains unchanged, writes Dr Michael Breen.
What is China bringing to the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with ASEAN
The leaders of ASEAN met China’s top leader Xi Jinping this week in their new capacity as Comprehensive Strategic Partners. Joanne Lin writes the conclusion of drawn-out negotiations on a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea would add some real substance to strategic partnership.
Cambodia and COVID-19: last to lock down, first to open up
Cambodia assumes the chair of ASEAN for 2022. Its relative success in fighting COVID-19 might inject a dose of optimism into Southeast Asia's efforts to emerge from the pandemic, writes Bradley J. Murg.