Asia-Pacific

  • SNAPSHOT: Sri Lanka Easter day attacks raises risk of copycat terror events

    April 26, 2019

    The Sri Lanka terror attacks highlight the global reach of the Islamic State (IS) and portends to the rising risk of copycat events, including in countries that have to date not experienced such attacks but fall within the IS rubric of an ‘enemy,’ such as Sri Lanka, are equally threatened.

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  • China Brief: 16-22 April 2019

    April 25, 2019

    A2 Global's China Brief contains assessments of events and policies that may impact commercial interests, personnel, and assets throughout Greater China. This edition includes the impact of African swine fever in China, Chinese regulators' opening of the second-ever antitrust probe against a foreign company, and a German carmaker's recall of 360,000 cars over faulty airbags, among other subjects.

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  • China Brief: 9-15 April 2019

    April 17, 2019

    A2 Global's China Brief contains assessments of events and policies that may impact commercial interests, personnel, and assets throughout Greater China. This edition includes further safety inspections in China, a heightened protest risk in Hong Kong after 'Occupy' leaders were found guilty on several charges, a heightened anti-Chinese protest risk in the Philippines ahead of the May elections, the United States Department of Commerce adding 37 Chinese entities to its 'unverified' list, a Hong Kong watchdog finding excessive mercury levels in over half of tuna samples, and Australia's rejection of China's complaint at the World Trade Organization.

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  • Clampdown on misinformation for India’s general election

    April 12, 2019

    Social media is a hugely important medium for political parties to reach many of the country’s 900 million eligible voters in 17th Lok Sabha general election. But with this comes enormous scope for the dissemination of misinformation.

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  • China Brief: 2-8 April 2019

    April 10, 2019

    A2 Global's China Brief contains assessments of events and policies that may impact commercial interests, personnel, and assets throughout Greater China. This edition includes developments on the US response to China's Muslim internment camps, the diplomatic row between China and Canada, US organisations' responses to federal charges brought against Huawei, and measles in Hong Kong. It also features a protest in Taiwan and a Maldivian party's pledge to probe infrastructure projects linked to Chinese loans.

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