How Kishore Mahbubani Has Got China Wrong

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By Phar Kim Beng
Founder/Chair
Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena
Strategicpipa.com
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Singapore, for lack of a better phrase, has often seen itself as a "country" that has to struggle upstream to get things done, either singly or collectively with its…


The Basics of SARS Cov II, and How China Can Help The World Beat The Next Pandemic Through Early Disclosure: Not Seven Weeks Later

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Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena
Strategicpipa.com

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China is a continental empire. In more ways than one, China…


Phar Kim Beng
Founder/Chair
Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena
Strategicpipa.org
Twitter: @indo_pan
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What Does the EU Want, A Well Behaving China or a China That Runs Ropes Around It?

By Phar Kim Beng

Founder CEO

Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena

Trade agreements are shaped by market access; the larger the…


Phar Kim Beng
Founder/Chair
Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena
Strategicpipa.org
Twitter: @indo_pan
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Strategicpipa

Is China A Civilization, or, is it a State?

Not many political scientists understand that the thumb of the golden rule, invariably, of their trade, is to set up puzzles; which they must be able to answer…


The Toddler in Chief: What Donald Trump Teaches Us about the Modern Presidency


The entrance to the №4 High School with a sign that reads “Entering school grounds, please speak Mandarin,” left, in Peyzawat, Xinjiang region. © 2018 AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

By Phar Kim Beng
Founder/Chair
Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena
Strategicpipa.com
Twitter: @indo_pan
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Strategicpipa

America is not always right. Even prior to the administration of President Donald Trump, the immigration department of the United States has been known to forcibly separate the children from their parents who had overstayed illegally…


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By Phar Kim Beng
Founder/Chair
Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena
Strategicpipa.com
Twitter: @indo_pan
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Strategicpipa

The vision of the Indo-Pacific arena was first proposed by former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan in 2016. His successor Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will continue it. …


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By Phar Kim Beng
Founder/Chair
Strategic Pan Indo-Pacific Arena
Strategicpipa.com
Twitter: @indo_pan
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Strategicpipa

Xinjiang, the largest province in China that sits at the heart of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), is facing a bleak future. Unless Beijing or the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC, a major entity…

Phar Kim Beng

Founder of Strategic Indo-Pacific Arena (Strategicpipa.com)

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