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.

The EU is definitely the most reliable partner for ASEAN – With Ambassador Driesmans

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The EU is definitely the most reliable partner for ASEAN – With Ambassador Driesmans

Italy and the West must pay attention of what’s happening in the ASEAN – With Ambassador Galanti

As the only Italian and European podcast that deals with SEA and India, I am proud to host Lorenzo Galanti, Ambassador of Italy to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. We have discussed on the importance for Italy, but in general for the Western world, to...

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Italy and the West must pay attention of what’s happening in the ASEAN – With Ambassador Galanti

ASEAN will go green, but at its schedule – With Septia Buntara Supendi

In the post-pandemic world, the attention towards a fair and green transition will grow. ASEAN countries have lifted millions of people out of poverty thanks to cheap energy from coal and oil. The coal trade is rejuvenating, and new refineries are being built in...

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ASEAN will go green, but at its schedule – With Septia Buntara Supendi

Can renewables power ASEAN economies? – With Randy Giveans

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Can renewables power ASEAN economies? – With Randy Giveans

Business as usual between US and China under Biden – With Joshua Kurlantzick

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Business as usual between US and China under Biden – With Joshua Kurlantzick

Japan might be the “Third Way” that ASEAN is searching between US and China – With Alessio Patalano

Japan has established itself to be a leading force in Southeast Asia. Although it is not "showing muscles" like China or the US, Japan is fundamental for the region's capacity building and its economic development. Japan offers a less confrontational approach and it represents...

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Japan might be the “Third Way” that ASEAN is searching between US and China – With Alessio Patalano

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