October 19, 2017

How Can Sri Lanka Gain from Asia’s “Noodle Bowl” of Regional Infrastructure?

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Image Credit – erandalx / depositphotos Ganeshan Wignaraja* China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – a web of intercontinental road, rail … Continue reading How Can Sri Lanka Gain from Asia’s “Noodle Bowl” of Regional Infrastructure?

October 17, 2017

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2017

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Reading Time: 2 min read Champa Patel argues for a comprehensive peace process in Myanmar. Image credit – pzurek / depositphotos ASIA COMMENTARY   Root … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2017

October 12, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Opportunities to Counter Youth Radicalization

By Anishka De Zylva,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Anishka De Zylva explores international opportunities to counter youth radicalization in Sri Lanka.

October 10, 2017

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2017

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Reading Time: 2 min read Wolfgang Münchau of the FT argues that Catalonia is economically unprepared for independence. Image credit – bloodua / depositphotos ASIA COMMENTARY … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2017

October 3, 2017

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 3 OCTOBER 2017

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Reading Time: 2 min read Khong Yuen Foong argues that a China-led strategic order is most likely to emerge in Southeast Asia, in the absence … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 3 OCTOBER 2017

September 26, 2017

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Reading Time: 1 min read LKI’s Weekly Insights summarise recent commentary on international relations and foreign policy for our time-pressed readers.

September 19, 2017

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Reading Time: 2 min read Dani Rodrik argues against using the G20 to manage domestic economic issues. Image Credit – Wikimedia Commons ASIA COMMENTARY A … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2017

September 18, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Absence from Asia’s Big FTA Game

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Ganeshan Wignaraja highlights the value of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in continuing trade liberalisation in Asia in challenging economic times, and how Sri Lanka can benefit from joining RCEP.

September 8, 2017

Celebrating International Literacy Day: 8 ‘Great Reads’ on Foreign Relations

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Reading Time: 2 min read Image Credit – Unsplash To celebrate International Literacy Day today, researchers at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute (LKI) share their favourite … Continue reading Celebrating International Literacy Day: 8 ‘Great Reads’ on Foreign Relations

July 19, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Future Lies in Emulating Factory Asia

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Ganeshan Wignaraja explores Sri Lanka’s potential in entering global value chains, as a means of countering Sri Lanka’s persistent trade woes.

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