Director Hu Bo Lectured Malaysian CSR Delegation


On April 16, 2024, the Director of SCSPI, Hu Bo gave a lecture for the delegation of Comparative Study Research (CSR) held by Malaysian Armed Forces Staff College at Peking University in Beijing. The delegation of Comparative Study Research (CSR) includes officials and scholars from Malaysia, South Korea, Pakistan and Singapore, led by Brig Jen Zamsari bin Abu Hasan, the Commandant of Malaysian Armed Forces Staff College and MAFSC Staff Officers and First Admiral Zahid Abd Aziz, Defence Attache of Embassy of Malaysia, Beijing.


At the beginning, Dr. Tharishini Krishnan, Head of Department, Strategic and Defence Studies, National Defence University Malaysia expressed her welcome to Director Hu Bo and introduced the basic information of lecture.

Then, Director Hu Bo gave a lecture on “China’s Southeast Asian Security Strategy and Security Cooperation with ASEAN”. The lecture is mainly about the importance of Southeast Asia to China’s peripheral security, China’s security strategies and policies towards ASEAN, China’s security cooperation with ASEAN and future opportunities and challenges.


Finally, the representatives of delegation expressed their gratitude to Director Hu Bo for offering this lecture and gave mementos.   



With a view to maintaining and promoting the peace, stability and prosperity of the South China Sea, we launched the South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative (SCSPI) in April of 2019. The Initiative aims to integrate intellectual resources and open source information worldwide and keep track of important actions and major policy changes of key stakeholders and other parties involved. It will provide professional data services and analysis reports to parties concerned, helping them keep competition under control, and with a view to seek partnerships.