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Moving towards a Bright Future: Chinese Students in the EU

Moving towards a Bright Future: Chinese Students in the EU

  As an important form of international migration, education mobility is one of the instruments for China to establish exchanges with the EU. Chinese students make up the largest group of international students in the EU, showing consistent growth. That being said, there is substantial scope to make student mobility more accessible and effective for

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EU trade sanctions on Cambodia: An Ethical Debate

EU trade sanctions on Cambodia: An Ethical Debate

In response to what are regarded as “democratic setbacks” in Cambodia, the European Commission announced on 5 October 2018 it would hit the country with trade sanctions. Damaging the national economy on which ordinary people depend for their health and welfare as the means to attain policy goals raises a significant ethical debate. Historical experience

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Notes on the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Mumbai, India

Notes on the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Mumbai, India

Key Takeaways:  Asia’s needs for infrastructure finance rise to USD 2 trillion a year. Under the theme of “Mobilizing finance for infrastructure: innovation and collaboration” the AIIB’s President Jin Liqun called on all stakeholders to take responsibility and act. President Jin is shaping ‘his’ AIIB into a nimble and innovative multilateral development bank that is

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The Invisible Silk Road: Enter the Digital Dragon (May 2018)

The Invisible Silk Road: Enter the Digital Dragon (May 2018)

Discussions around the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) tend to focus on its tangible aspects; primarily related to physical infrastructure including roads, rail and power plants. However, in addition to the two tangible “Silk Roads” – the Silk Road Economic Belt (land route) and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road (sea route), a third “Silk Road”

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