Asia

September 17, 2020

A Coordinated Response Will Aid Global and Sri Lankan Maritime Post-COVID Recovery

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Pabasara Kannangara,  

Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja and Pabasara Kannangara discusses the impact of COVID-19 on global maritime trade, and explores Sri Lanka’s policy measures towards recovery.

August 7, 2020

Scaling up Social Accountability: Global and Local Response to COVID- 19

By Dr. Anuji Gamage,  

Reading Time: 9 min read Dr. Anuji Gamage, a Public Health specialist, discusses the global and local scientific evidence on containing COVID- 19 while emphasizing the progress, pattern, and new trends related to the pandemic.

July 20, 2020

Values in Foreign Policy: Investigating Ideals and Interests

By Razeen Sally,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Dr. Razeen Sally, Visiting Associate Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore reviews the book, “Values in Foreign Policy: Investigating Ideals and Interests”.

July 15, 2020

How Might COVID-19 Change the Trajectory of Asian Trade?

By Bart W. Édes,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Bart W. Édes, the North American Representative of the Asian Development Bank, looks at the outlook for Asia’s trade, identifies key mega-trends, and draws some policy implications for the region.

June 23, 2020

Sri Lanka-Japan Relations: Opportunities for Deeper Bilateral Relations in the COVID-19 Era

By Pabasara Kannangara,  Huettemann, Angela,  Sandunika Hasangani,  Chathuni Pabasara,  

Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Angela Huettemann, Pabasara Kannangara, Chathuni Pabasara, and Sandunika Hasangani discusses Sri Lanka’s potential of strengthening economic ties with Japan.

May 29, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Financial Markets and A Closer Look at Sri Lanka

By Huettemann, Angela,  

Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Angela Huettemann looks at financial market responses to the spread of COVID-19, with special attention to emerging markets and Sri Lanka.

May 22, 2020

Assessing the Belt and Road in Sri Lanka: Implications for Labour and Environment

By Divya Hundlani,  Pabasara Kannangara,  

Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Pabasara Kannangara and Divya Hundlani explores the significant environmental and labour implications of Chinese investment in Sri Lanka.

May 2, 2020

International Monetary Fund Predictions: Asia’s Growth After COVID-19

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja explores IMF forecasts and an alternative L-shaped projection for Asia’s growth, post-COVID- 19.

April 26, 2020

Five Proposals to Tackle COVID- 19 in South Asia

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Puspa Sharma,  Vaqar Ahmed,  Prabir De,  Selim Raihan,  

Reading Time: 4 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja joins top regional think tanks in recommending five proposals to tackle COVID- 19 in South Asia.

April 3, 2020

Will COVID-19 Bring Recession and Debt Shock to Developing Asia?

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja discusses the affect COVID-19 has on global growth recovery and what it means for developing Asia.

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