Syed Munir Khasru

Syed Munir Khasru

Professor Syed Munir Khasru is chairman of the international think tank, The Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG) with a presence in Dhaka, Delhi, Melbourne, Vienna, and Dubai.

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Opinion | Why Asia is poised to leapfrog the West on its way to a fast pandemic recovery

Asia’s culture, united pandemic response and tech boom have left it better prepared for economic recovery. But geopolitical tensions and challenges in poverty, health care and climate change remain.

23 Dec 2020 - 6:45AM

Asia’s culture, united pandemic response and tech boom have left it better prepared for economic recovery. But geopolitical tensions and challenges in poverty, health care and climate change remain.

Why Asia is poised to leapfrog the West on its way to a fast pandemic recovery
Opinion | After four years of Trump’s ‘America first’, Biden must pivot back to Asia

As Asia continues its upwards trajectory to surpass Europe economically and strategically, a key challenge for Joe Biden will be to recover lost ground with the continent and re-establish the US’ leadership role in the region.

11 Nov 2020 - 9:48AM

As Asia continues its upwards trajectory to surpass Europe economically and strategically, a key challenge for Joe Biden will be to recover lost ground with the continent and re-establish the US’ leadership role in the region.

After four years of Trump’s ‘America first’, Biden must pivot back to Asia
#MeToo momentum shows there’s much more to do for gender equality before #Time’sUp

The #MeToo movement has raised awareness of sexual harassment, but the culture of male entitlement has not abated.

25 Apr 2018 - 10:51AM

The #MeToo movement has raised awareness of sexual harassment, but the culture of male entitlement has not abated.

#MeToo momentum shows there’s much more to do for gender equality before #Time’sUp
Pushing Trump’s button: How Mueller’s investigation could prompt North Korea conflict

The messages coming out of Trump and those near him suggest a strong possibility of armed conflict with North Korea, especially as the investigation into collusion with Russia closes in.

15 Feb 2018 - 4:17AM

The messages coming out of Trump and those near him suggest a strong possibility of armed conflict with North Korea, especially as the investigation into collusion with Russia closes in.

Pushing Trump’s button: How Mueller’s investigation could prompt North Korea conflict
Myanmar must accept the Rohingya Muslims as its own
The Singapore-China strategic partnership is worth keeping
India’s Narendra Modi charmed with his words, it is now high time for action
50 years on, the Asian Development Bank must move with the times
A Trump-led US will need to wake up to the economic realities of a strong Asia
Why ‘love thy neighbour’ is still great advice for China and India
Rise of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and New Development Bank reinforces need for World Bank/IMF reform
China must live up to the challenge of leadership in a new economic order
Abe sets the stage, but can Abenomics really work?
Can China's economic diplomacy translate into leadership?