Belt & Road Initiative

The future of EU – China investment cooperation

It is not that Europe and the US were unaware of China’s development throughout the 20th century. Waking up in…

4 days ago

Japan and Quad 2.0: three key challenges going forward

This article was written in collaboration with Prof. Yoichiro Sato. A professor of International Relations and Asia-Pacific Studies at Ritsumeikan…

4 weeks ago

Economic warfare in 2021: business and economic climate among Asia-Pacific nations

On December 11, 2020, Asia Power Watch editor Nicolas Michelon was invited by Dr Chester Cabalza of Philippines' International Development…

1 month ago

China’s economic influence in Afghanistan in a Belt & Road context

As the historic intra-Afghan negotiations continue and the withdrawal of US troops is now in sight, there are plausible concerns…

2 months ago

Japan vs. China in Iran: political engagement or economic influence?

One of the most critical questions for Iran today is the nature of its relations with Japan and China. Both…

2 months ago

From the Asia-Pacific to the Indo-Pacific: what is the economic significance for China?

Labels are important identifiers that assure that the recipient gets what has been asked or paid for. After all, if…

2 months ago

Latin America, the new battlefield of China-US competition

Latin America used to be considered the ‘backyard’ of the United States, for almost two centuries. This was a result…

2 months ago

European Union strategy towards China. End of year update…

On November 10, 2020, at the invitation of Prof. Sarwar Kashmeri of Norwich University and Foreign Policy Association, Asia Power…

2 months ago

The future of Hong Kong, EU-China relations and new global alliances. An interview with Dr. Sari Arho Havrén

We sat down today with Dr. Sari Arho Havrén, Counsellor & Senior Advisor at Business Finland and Futures Fellow at…

2 months ago

China’s ascension through a narrative lens

Xi Jinping, the enigma, or as I suggest in this analysis, Emperor of China’s destiny, is the reason for this…

3 months ago