Kok Fay Chin

Kok Fay Chin
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm · School of History, Politics & Strategy (SOHPASS)

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Introduction
Kok Fay Chin currently works at the Policy and Global Governance Centre, National University of Malaysia. Chin does research in Development Economics, International Political Economy.and Non-Traditional Security Studies. His current project is related to ASEAN cooperation on food security.

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The article compares the development of the financial system and reform in Malaysia and Taiwan in relation to their capability to weather the 1997 financial crisis. It is argued that their differing performances during the crisis should be explained in terms of their ability to supplement the reform of financial system with prudent regulation. Thes...
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The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI − also known as One Belt One Road (OBOR)−is undoubtedly one of People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) largest yet most controversial development program of its kind worldwide. In the light of the controversy, the paper aims to study Malaysia’s perception and strategy toward China’s BRI expansion since the Najib’s admin...
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Since the recovery from the recession in the mid-1980s, the manufacturing sector has continued to provide the main impetus for economic development in Malaysia. The Second Industrial Master Plan (IMP2) which sets the strategy to move to the next stage of industrial development for the period 1996–2005, calls for a fundamental shift in emphasis, tra...
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Critics of “ASEAN Way” have often portrayed it as sluggish in making progress in regional integration. The criticism raises questions about ASEAN’s role in the development of physical connectivity. There is a lack of political economy studies on the subject, particularly on ASEAN’s role in rail transport connectivity. Hence this paper aims to addre...
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There are various emerging issues and dilemmas related to governance for sustainable development to be explored in Southeast Asia. With its increasing emerging economies in recent years, the region is undoubtedly the most dynamic region, enjoying rapid urbanization and industrialization but increasingly facing environmental, water, and energy insec...
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The 2007/2008 food crisis has spurred Indonesia and other ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) member countries to embrace food security as a permanent, high priority policy. Under ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) initiatives, ASEAN has set several strategic initiatives to ensure long-term food security in the region. The literature on Ind...
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Critics of “ASEAN Way” have often portrayed it as sluggish in making progress in regional integration. The criticism raises questions about ASEAN’s role in the development of physical connectivity. There is a lack of political economy studies on the subject, particularly on ASEAN’s role in rail transport connectivity. Hence this paper aims to addre...
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The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint 2025 envisions a regional community that is not only highly economically integrated, competitive, and resilient but also more politically cohesive, inclusive, and people-oriented. It sets out various strategic measures to achieve these ambitious aspirations. As agriculture and fisheries are among the twe...
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While there is no dispute that healthcare reform in this country is indispensable, not everyone would agree on what and how we should do to improve the healthcare system. Attempts to examine this question necessitate us to look at the ethical issues from various perspectives of which is the main purpose of this paper. As Malaysia progresses through...
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Having experienced a major crisis in 1997-98, several regional cooperative arrangements in finance were designed by ASEAN+3 to mobilize collective responses to cope with major financial crises. While the current global financial crisis poses a serious challenge to the adequacy of existing regional mechanisms and institutions for crisis prevention a...

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This research aims to uncover the issues of water management and security in the Mekong River Basin resulting from issues of sustainability, development and geopolitics of the riparian countries, namely Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. The research will also examine the strategies of river management facilitated by the Mekong River Commission.