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Great Power Blame Game: The Ongoing War of Words Over COVID-19

  • Melissa Conley Tyler, Tiffany Liu ,

Over recent weeks, the US and China have used increasingly strong rhetoric around the COVID-19 pandemic. The relationship between the US and China was already

INTERVIEW: COVID-19 will set back the cause of women’s rights in Indonesia

  • Atnike Nova Sigiro,

Work on gender quality, such as the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence, is made more difficult by coronavirus.

Singapore’s massive COVID-19 oversight

  • Dr Sow Keat Tok,

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic Singapore’s response was exemplary. But not anymore.

Indonesia is exploiting the COVID-19 crisis for illiberal purposes

  • Rafiqa Qurrata A'yun, Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir,

The COVID-19 crisis in Indonesia has become a means for elites to further accumulate power and money.

COVID-19 and China’s Five-Year Plan to create a ‘xiaokang’ society

  • Dr Craig Smith,

How will COVID-19 affect China’s Five-Year Plan, Xi Jinping’s blueprint for economic development?