From Europe, with a true fascination for Southeast Asia and India

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Mirko Giordani interviews top policymakers, journalists, academics, businessmen and analysts from SEA and India with one goal: get a deeper understanding of the nations that will shape the future of global economics and politics.

ASEAN will remain completely neutral over Hong Kong – With Dylan Loh Ming Hui

Dylan Loh is not going around the issue: ASEAN will remain neutral over Hong Kong. ASEAN countries can't allow - according to Dylan - to side with either China or the USA on Hong Kong. ASEAN - to retain its centrality and strategic strength...

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ASEAN will remain completely neutral over Hong Kong – With Dylan Loh Ming Hui

China’s actions against India are driven by weakness, not strength – With Abhijit Singh

Is there a parallel between China's assertiveness and military actions in the South China Sea and the recent escalation against India? According to Abhijit Singh - former naval officer and Head of the Maritime Policy Initiative at ORF - China is acting in the...

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China’s actions against India are driven by weakness, not strength – With Abhijit Singh

Geopolitics, politics and economics: the consequences of COVID-19 over SEA and India

This is a special episode of Deep in the SEA, covering the geopolitical, economic and political consequences of COVID-19 over SEA and India. This time, Mirko Giordani interviewed several analysts and professors: Carlyle Thayer, Akshobh Giridharadas, Shaanti Shamdasani, Chester Cabalza, Narut Charoensri and Aakash...

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Geopolitics, politics and economics: the consequences of COVID-19 over SEA and India

SEA’s reliance on China’s supply chains has finished with COVID-19 – With Shanti Shamdasani

COVID-19 has just woken up Southeast Asian countries: over reliance on China is not possible anymore.

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SEA’s reliance on China’s supply chains has finished with COVID-19 – With Shanti Shamdasani

India before COVID-19: Trump’s visit, clash with EU and the budget law – With Akshobh Giridharadas

Akshobh Giridharadas is a friend of mine, and he is the best source possible about what is happening in India. We have recorded this episode before the COVID-19 global outbreak, but he has done a fantastic overview of pre-corona India's issues: Trump meeting with...

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India before COVID-19: Trump’s visit, clash with EU and the budget law – With Akshobh Giridharadas

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