Asia-Pacific Research (APR) is an independent media and research initiative with an editorial team based in Asia, the EU and North America with country-level correspondents in the Asia-Pacific region.  

The APR project was established in May 2015 by the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), Montreal. The CRG is a registered Canadian non-profit organization.

The Asia-Pacific Research website at www.asia-pacificresearch.com publishes news and feature articles, background research and analysis on social, economic, geopolitical and environmental issues with a specific focus on the dynamics of the Asia-Pacific region.  APR combines Asia-Pacific country level news with a broader regional and international perspective of World events.   


Asia-Pacific Research (APR) welcomes submissions of news and feature articles. The latter consist of opinion articles, analytical articles as well as detailed research reports on important topics.

Sources and references should be indicated where applicable with a view to ensuring a high degree of accuracy. For web based references, hyperlink text of main sources should also be indicated where applicable to enable readers to access key online documents. Kindly avoid url addresses in the text.

Texts must be carefully edited prior to submission. Contributors are requested to submit a final draft. Revisions and/or updates to the text of the article will not be added once the article is published.

Asia-Pacific Research has the discretion to edit articles and undertake minor modifications prior to publication.

While Asia-Pacific Research welcomes broad political critique and analysis focussing, we do not publish polemics directed against individual authors.

Articles should always be sent in the body of your email message. 

If it is published on an author’s blog or a partner website, kindly indicate the url of the article.

With regard to style and format: single space default font, same size default font throughout, no paragraph indentation, indentation of quotes with “quotation marks”, line space between paragraphs and paragraph headings, paragraph headings in lower case bold left justified. Notes at the end of the article. Please do not use CAPS (in text or title) or underline.

End notes should be entered under the heading Notes.

The notes should conform to a recognized style format pertaining to books, articles, new reports, etc.: author, title, source of publication, date.

Endnote numbering should be entered as text to allow for easy conversion, rather than encrypted (with a hyperlink) as in a word document. Hyperlinks can be used to link to sources and references; do not, however attach hyperlinks to endnote numerals. For endnote numbering, use Arabic numerals ( rather than Roman (i, ii, iii…). The text of the submission should appear in text form in the body of the email message. Text can be hyperlinked in the body of the article. Avoid the use of long url addresses in the text.

The article should include a short biographical blurb (1-3 sentences) on the author at the foot of the article in italics, with the author’s name in bold.

While shorter articles, including news items, are often published on the same day, following their submission, for longer detailed feature articles, the editorial review may take several days. Longer articles should normally not exceed 8000 words.

Due to the high volume of emails, we are not able to acknowledge individual submissions or communicate editorial decisions. All articles published by APR will include an author’s copyright note.


The views expressed in Asia-Pacific Research articles are the sole responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Asia Pacific Research. APR will not be held responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in Asia-Pacific Research. APR reserves the right to remove articles from the website.