WATCH Today’s Episode of CGTN’s Program DIALOGUE

Topic/Discussion: One of the biggest stories from the recent G20 summit is the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor. Analysts say the massive rail and ports deal is presented as a counter to the Belt and Road Initiative. While skipping the East Asia summit, U.S. President Joe Biden lost no time to visit Vietnam, where the two countries upgraded their bilateral relations to a new level. What are the economic and geopolitical implications of the rail and shipping corridor? How have Biden’s latest moves reflected his Asia strategy? Will Vietnam become a pawn of the U.S. against China?

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Prof. Anna Rosario Malindog-Uy

Prof. Anna Rosario Malindog-Uy is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development (ISSCAD), Peking University, Beijing, China. She is currently a director and the Vice President for External Affairs of the Asian Century Philippines Strategic Studies Institute (ACPSSI), a think tank based in Manila. She also serves as the political/geopolitical analyst of ACPSSI. Currently, she is a Senior Researcher of the South China Sea Probing Initiative (SCSPI) and a Senior Research Fellow of the Global Governance Institution (GGI). She is also the President of Techperformance Corp, an IT-based company in the Philippines. Prof. Anna Uy taught Political Science, International Relations, Development Studies, European Studies, Southeast Asia, and China Studies. She is a researcher-writer, academic, and consultant on a wide array of issues. She has worked as a consultant with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other local and international NGOs.