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Dr. Ngeow Chow Bing

Dr. Ngeow Chow-Bing is Director of the Institute of China Studies at the University of Malaya. In addition, he has also been appointed a Special Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Global Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (2017-2020), and served as a delegate of the Southeast Asian Young Leaders Programme (SEAYLP) at the Institute of International and Strategic Studies’ 17th Shangri-La Dialogue in 2018.

Dr. Ngeow received his PhD in Public and International Affairs from Northeastern University. His scholarly articles on China have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as China Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, Contemporary Southeast Asia, East Asia: An International Quarterly, China: An International Journal, Problems of Post-Communism, Issues and Studies, and International Journal of China Studies. He has published four edited/coedited books: Zhenghe Forum: Connecting China with the Muslim World (2016); Southeast Asia and China: Exercises in Mutual Socialization (2017); Rising China, Resilient Japan, Resourceful ASEAN: Selected Writings of Lee Poh Ping on East Asian International Relations (2018); and Researching China in Southeast Asia (2019).

He has been frequently interviewed by local media such as Sinchew Daily, Oriental Daily News, The Star, Free Malaysia Today, The Edge, MalaysiaKini, and international media including South China Morning Post, Quartz, Forbes, The Straits Times, Xinhua News Agency, China Business Times, China Global Television Network (CGTN), Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) and Duowei News for issues pertaining to China and Malaysia-China relations. He has also contributed opinion pieces to online policy magazines such as East Asia Forum and Asia Dialogue.

Dr. Ngeow’s research interests include China’s political reforms, organization and management of the Chinese Communist Party, and China-Southeast Asia relations