On 27-29 July, REFSA with the support of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Asia organised a geopolitics regional dialogue themed “The New Geopolitics of Asia and the Global Order of Tomorrow: Implications for Southeast Asia”. Here is our video highlight for the event.
国立大学（UKM）马来西亚及国际问题研究所（IKMAS）亚洲研究中心主任郭清水认为，东盟各方面都极具战略性，不太可能能够“独善其身”…… 采取“对冲战略”（Hedging Strategy）才是上策。
A public lecture which intends to further the conversation by exploring the key policy options and dilemmas facing Southeast Asian countries amid growing uncertainty, with a particular attention on how and why many regional countries have insisted to pursue a “hedging” policy (as opposed to “balancing” or “bandwagoning” strategies) vis-à-vis the competing powers.
Research for Social Advancement (REFSA), a progressive think tank based in Kuala Lumpur, with the support from Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Asia, convened a diverse group of policymakers, academics and thought leaders from across Asia-Pacific for a two-day roundtable in Kuala Lumpur. , with the main aim to explore the global order of today and tomorrow and deliberate and discuss the implications of the US-China rivalry for ASEAN, regional tensions in the South China Sea, and the way forward to manage disruption.
马来西亚智库义腾研究中心（REFSA）在7月28-29日与弗里德里希·艾伯特基金会（FES）成功联办题为 “亚洲新地缘政治与全球未来新秩序：对东南亚的影响” 的区域地缘政治圆桌会议。与会者在会议中探讨面对美中紧张局势、俄乌战争和南中国海争议等的全球大环境下，东盟国家在地缘政治及经济活动可以扮演的角色。
Media statement by REFSA on our partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), successfully hosted a regional roundtable titled “The New Geopolitics of Asia and the Global Order of Tomorrow: Implications for Southeast Asia”. The dialogue explored the geopolitical and economic role ASEAN countries should play in navigating global issues, such as the US-China tensions, the Russia-Ukraine war and the South China Sea dispute.
Press statement made by the Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Chow Kon Yeow, made on 28 July 2022 with regards to Penang and the wider nation's role in foreign policy discourse.
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