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New Realities for Southeast Asia: Perspectives From Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan

For the last half century, Southeast Asia has witnessed dramatic growth on the back of rapid industrialization and free trade flows in a multilateral system largely underwritten by the U.S. and its partners. As the world transitions to a multipolar world in the midst of a global digital revolution, Southeast Asia will confront new political and economic realities.

Asia Society is delighted to host His Excellency Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s minister for foreign affairs and minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Initiative, for an address and discussion, as he shares his perspective on these developments with the Hon. Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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