June 25, 2020 From Technology Policy Blog Recent hearings in the House and the Senate direct congressional attention toward the cybercriminals taking advantage of the pandemic, the billions of dollars that may be stolen from stimulus programs, and what to do about it.
June 24, 2020
| Shining Tan From Trustee China Hand Street stalls have long been considered something of a messy embarrassment in China, a holdover from the relative poverty of earlier eras– but that may be changing. In this year’s annual legislative session held late last month, Premier Li Keqiang publicly called for the...
June 18, 2020 From The Latest on Covid-19 in Southeast Asia Covid-19 is causing considerable economic pain worldwide, and Southeast Asia is no exception. The pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in ASEAN economies, including an overreliance on remittances, tourism, and supply chains running through China, all of which have been hit...
Social media platforms are expected to play “an intensified role” in combating the Covid-19 infodemic, according to the latest Joint Communication by the European Commission. What are the risks and concerns that stem from this approach.
June 4, 2020 From The Latest on Covid-19 in Southeast Asia The U.S. government has more than quadrupled its pledged funding for Covid-19 aid in Southeast Asia to $77 million, up from just $18 million in early April.
June 2, 2020
| Scott Kennedy, Shining Tan From Trustee China Hand Up through January 2020, the US-China trade war dominated the headlines and oriented most of the discussion about East Asia’s economic trajectory.