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Why India didn’t join the RCEP? – With Akshobh Giridharadas

American politics is dominating the news today, but the future will be more and more Asian. Here we anticipate times, and it seems to us quite legit to understand why the Indian colossus hasn’t joined the most significant free trade agreement in the world, the RCEP. Akshobh Giridharadas has one idea or two about it…

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Why India didn’t join the RCEP? – With Akshobh Giridharadas

Italy is in delay, but it is catching up in its relationship with ASEAN – With Valerio Bordonaro

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Italy is in delay, but it is catching up in its relationship with ASEAN – With Valerio Bordonaro

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 acknowledge the fundamental strategic importance of the Indo-Pacific region.

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

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 a suitable “Third Way” vis-a-vis the turf war between the two…

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

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 Brahmachari.

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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 – ASEAN relations: lurking potentiality

India’s ‘Look East policy’ of the 1990s to cultivate deeper integrated economic ties with Southeast Asia transformed into the ‘Act East policy’ of 2014 to demonstrate a strategic shift in the region from an ‘Asia-Pacific’ dominated narrative to the ‘Indo-Pacific’ paradigm. ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), is in the centrality of the Indo-Pacific region…

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India – ASEAN relations: lurking potentiality

The decade of EU-ASEAN partnership

The European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are the leading regional organizations on the planet that enshrine the values of free trade and cross-border cooperation. Both are highly organized, connected, and coordinated, based on a network of bi-lateral and multi-lateral agreements, dispute resolution mechanisms, and reliable communication channels.  The recently…

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The decade of EU-ASEAN partnership