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Jing, Bo-Jiun (荊柏鈞)

Jing, Bo-Jiun (荊柏鈞)

Research Associate

Jing, Bo-Jiun (荊柏鈞)
Contact Details
DID: +65 6516 7504
Office Location

469C Bukit Timah Road
Wing A, Level 2, Oei Tiong Ham Building
Singapore 259772


Mr. Jing Bo-Jiun is a Research Associate at the Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG). His research interests include U.S.-China-Taiwan relations; ASEAN-Taiwan relations; the political economy of Thailand, Myanmar, and the Philippines; international trade and investment; and regional economic integration of the Asia-Pacific. Mr. Jing received his M.A. in International Relations in 2012 from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), concentrating in International Economics, Southeast Asia Studies, and China Studies, and his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from National Taiwan University in 2009. Prior to joining CAG, Mr. Jing was an Associate Researcher at the Mainland Affairs Council, Executive Yuan in Taiwan, where his duties included tracking developments on cross-Strait relations and coordinating international outreach for the Minister’s Office. He previously worked in Washington, D.C. as a journalist at the Washington Chinese Daily News, as a consultant for the Graduate School USA, and as a research intern with the Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Research Areas

  • ASEAN-Taiwan Relations
  • Cross-Strait Relations
  • U.S.-Taiwan Relations
  • Political Economy of Thailand, Myanmar, and the Philippines
  • International Trade and Investment
  • Regional Economic Integration of the Asia-Pacific



  • Jing, B.J. (August 2016), Taiwan and Southeast Asia: Opportunities and Constraints of Continued Engagement, Baltimore, MD: Maryland Series in Contemporary Asian Studies, University of Maryland School of Law.

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

  • Jing, B.J. (forthcoming 2017), “‘Go South’ Going South? Assessing Taiwan’s ‘New Southbound’ Policy and the China Factor in Southeast Asia,” Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs, Brill, vol. 35.


Interviews and Speaking Engagements

  • “Go South” Going South? Assessing Taiwan’s “New Southbound” Policy in Southeast Asia (February 23, 2017). Panelist at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), China Forum Event: “Taiwan Challenged in a Challenging World.”
  • The Critical Factors in Regional Stability: Cross-Strait Relations and Taiwan’s Engagement with Southeast Asia (2016, October 24). Guest Lecturer at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.
  • Tsai Ing-wen’s New Appointments of Diplomatic Representatives in Southeast Asia and their Implications for Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy (2016, October 13). Phoenix TV.
  • Taiwan’s Go South Policy and Prospects for Taiwan-Southeast Asia Relations (2016, October 5). Guest Lecturer at the Graduate Institute of Public Affairs, National Taiwan University (NTU).
  • Across the Strait: Domestic Politics, Relations with Mainland China, and Engagement with ASEAN under President Tsai-Ing-wen (2016, June 16). Young China Watchers (YCW) Public Talk Event in Singapore.
  • President Tsai Ing-wen’s Inauguration (2016, May 26). Hello Singapore, Channel 8. (新傳媒8頻道「獅城有約」)
  • President Tsai Ing-wen’s Inaugural Address (2016, May 20). Radio 938 Live FM.
  • The Tsai Ing-wen Administration and Cross-Strait Relations (2016, May 19) Focus, Channel 8. (新傳媒8頻道「焦點」)
  • Implications of Taiwan’s New Government (2016, May 17). Hello Singapore, Channel 8. (新傳媒8頻道「獅城有約」)
  • Taiwan’s New Parliament (2016, February 1). Channel NewsAsia.
  • China’s Panda Diplomacy and Cross-Strait Relations (2016, January 14). Channel NewsAsia.
  • Taiwan’s 2016 Elections Preview (2016, January 9). Channel NewsAsia.
  • Featured Young China Watcher (2015, December 17). Young China Watchers (YCW) Interviews.
  • Live Commentary on Ma-Xi Meeting (2015, November 7). Channel NewsAsia.
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