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“China’s railway diplomacy under the Belt and Road Initiative,” in Joseph Chinyong Liow, Hong Liu and Gong Xue, Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative (London: Edward Elgar, 2021), pp. 28-42.

“Lancang-Mekong cooperation: The current state of China’s hydro-politics”, in Bhubhindar Singh and Sarah Teo (eds), Minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific: The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism, and ASEAN (Oxon: Routledge, 2020), pp. 74-87.

“Smart Taipei City: understanding policy motivations, approaches and implementation,” in Yu-Min Joo and Teck-Boon Tan (eds.), Smart Cities in Asia (Surrey: Edward Elgar, 2020), pp. 61-77.

“Rail Developments Under the BRI,” in Alan Chong and Pham Quang Minh (eds.), Critical Reflections on China’s Belt & Road Initiative (New York: Springer, 2020), pp. 95-122.

“Taiwan: the Strait Challenge” in Amit Gupta (ed.), Air Forces the Next Generation (Hampshire: Howgate, 2020), pp. 290-314.

“Taiwan’s Armed Forces: Development and Perspectives,” in Benjamin Schreer and Andrew Tan (eds.), the Taiwan Issues: Problems and Perspectives (London: Routledge, 2019), pp. 156-173.

“Conscription in Taiwan: A Problematic Evolution,” in Graham Ong-Webb and Shu Huang Ho (eds.), National Service in Singapore (Singapore: World Scientific, 2018), pp. 229-249. Co-authored with Shu Huang Ho.


“Military Modernisation in Southeast Asia in the Indo-Pacific Strategic Context,” Defence and Security Analysis, Vol. 37, No. 2 (2021), pp. 212-231.

“Developmental Railpolitics: The Political Economy of China’s High-Speed Rail Projects in Thailand and Indonesia,” Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 40, Issue 3 (2018), pp. 503-526. Co-authored with Alan Chong.

“Taiwan's Defense under the Tsai Administration,” Asian Survey, Vol, 58, No. 4 (July / August 2018), pp. 704-725.

“Vietnam: A Case of Military Obsolescence in Developing Countries,” the Pacific Review, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 113-130.

“The modern naval fortress: an additional sea denial option for coastal states,” Defence Studies Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 76-94.

“The Development of Vietnam’s Sea Denial Strategy,” Naval War College Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, Winter 2017, pp. 143-161.

“Nuclear disaster in Taiwan: a multidimensional security challenge,” Global Change, Peace & Security, Vol. 28, Issue. 3, July 2016, pp. 289-305.

“Struggle for Basic Defence Capacity: The National Defence of the Philippines in the Post Marcos Era,” Taiwan Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1, October 2014, pp. 71-108.

“Taiwan in the Cross Strait Arms Dynamics: Past and Present,” International Journal of China Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, April 2014, pp. 107-135.