The key to Asean’s post-pandemic recovery is digital transformation

  The pandemic has accelerated Southeast Asia’s adoption of e-commerce, which holds great economic potential But, for the region to become a major digital economy, gaps in infrastructure, access, inclusion, skills and policy must be addressed The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated Asean’s digital transformation at an unprecedented scale and speed. With bricks-and-mortar businesses in Southeast… Read More

49 years on, India, Bangladesh should deal with unresolved issues

Media: Hindustan Times
Date Published: 16 Dec, 2020

The Global South’s Pandemic Path to Self-Reliance

Media: Project Syndicate
Date Published: 17 Nov, 2020

After four years of Trump’s ‘America first’, Biden must pivot back to Asia

Media: South China Morning Post
Date Published: 11 Nov, 2020

Navigating unchartered territories needs both caution & diplomacy

Media: Cyber Risk Leaders Magazine
Published in: Issue 3, 2020
Media: Australian Cyber Security Magazine
Date Published: September 24, 2020

Uniting to combat COVID-19

Media: The Hindu
Date Published: September 23, 2020

MARITIME SECURITY IN BAY OF BENGAL: POTENTIAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Written By: Syed Munir Khasru & Riasat Noor* Abstract: Bangladesh is a maritime nation with heavy dependence on seaborne trade with the outside world (Delwar Hossain and Md. Shariful Islam 2016). More than 98% of Bangladesh’s total containerised goods and products are transported through the Chittagong port via the Bay of Bengal. Hence, it is crucial to… Read More

Furthering this neighbourhood friendship

Media: The Hindu
Date Published: October 03, 2019

Rohingya refugees should press Myanmar for their own state

Media: Nikkei Asian Review
Date Published: September 04, 2019

Sushma Swaraj: A tribute from the neighbourhood

Media: The Hindu
Date Published: August 10, 2019