Senior Lecturer
Institute of China Studies
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
 Institute of China Studies, Office of The Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation), University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • NGEOW Chow Bing (editor). 2019. Researching China in Southeast Asia. New York: Routledge. 

  • Ngeow Chow Bing and Kuik Cheng Chwee (eds.) (2018). Rising China, Resilient Japan, Resourceful ASEAN: Selected Writings of Lee Poh Ping on East Asian International Relations. Petaling Jaya: SIRD. 

  • Lowell Dittmer and Ngeow Chow Bing (editors) (2017). Southeast Asia and China: A Contest in Mutual Socialization. Singapore: World Scientific. 

  • Haiyun Ma, Chai Shaojin, and Ngeow Chow Bing (eds.) 2016. Zhenghe Forum: Connecting China with the Muslim World. Kuala Lumpur: Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya 

  • Ngeow Chow Bing. 2011. Introduction to Political Science. Kuala Lumpur: Open University Malaysia 
Chapter in Book

  • Ngeow, Chow Bing. 2021. “Prospects for Sino-Malaysian Joint Development in the South China Sea: Lessons from Malaysia’s Experiences.” In Cooperative Development in the South China Sea: Policies, Obstacles and Prospects, pp. 58-76, edited by Huaigao Qi and Song Xue. New York: Routledge. 

  • Ngeow, Chow-Bing. 2020. “Colonialism, Cold War, and Nanyang University’s Chineseness Dilemma.” In Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Studies of China and Chineseness: Unlearning Binaries, Strategizing Self, pp. 97-119, edited by Chih-yu Shih, Prapin Manomaivibool, Mariko Tanigaki and Swaran Singh. Singapore: World Scientific. 
  • Ngeow, Chow-Bing. 2020. “The International Department of the CPC and China’s Party-based Diplomacy.” In China’s Search for ‘National Rejuvenation’: Domestic and Foreign Policies under Xi Jinping, pp. 157-168, edited by Jabin T. Jacob and Hoang The Anh. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 

  • “Malaysia, Nanyang, and the ‘Inner China’ of Three Hong Kong Scholars: Huang Chih-Lien, Chang Chak Yan and Kueh Yik Yaw.” In China Studies in South and Southeast Asia: Between Pro-China and Objectivism, edited by Chih-yu Shih, Prapin Manomaivibool and Reena Marwah, pp. 29-66. Singapore: World Scientific. 
  • “Economic Cooperation and Infrastructure Linkage between Malaysia and China under the Belt and Road Initiative.” In Regional Connection under the Belt and Road Initiative: The Prospects for Economic and Financial Cooperation, edited by Fanny M. Cheung and Ying-yi Hong, pp. 164-191. New York: Routledge. 
  • “The Political Economy of China’s Economic Presence in Malaysia.” In China’s Soft Footprints in Southeast Asia, edited by Maris Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan Hao Yang, pp. 90-106. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press. 
  • “Religion in China’s Public Diplomacy towards the Belt and Road Countries in Asia.” In Silk Road to Belt Road: Reinventing the Past and Shaping the Future, edited by M. Nazrul Islam, pp. 75-93. Heidelberg: Springer. 
  • “A ‘Model’ for ASEAN Countries? Sino-Malaysian Relations during the Xi Jinping Era.” In China and Southeast Asia in the Xi Jinping Era, edited by Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim and Frank Cibulka, pp. 103-122. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 
  • NGEOW, CB & LING TS. (2019). “China Knowledge in the Malay-Language Intellectual World: A Bibliographic Essay.” In Researching China in Southeast Asia, edited by Ngeow Chow-Bing, pp. 67-90. New York: Routledge. 
  • Ngeow, CB. (2019). “Malaysia-China Cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative under the Pakatan Harapan Government: Changes, Continuities, and Prospects.” In NIDS ASEAN Workshop 2019: China’s BRI and ASEAN, pp. 25-42. Tokyo: National Institute for Defense Studies. 
  • Ngeow, CB. (2019). “The Five Areas of Connectivity between Malaysia and China: Challenges and Opportunities.” In The Belt and Road Initiative: ASEAN Countries’ Perspectives, pp. 117-139. edited by Yang Yue and Li Fujian. Singapore: World Scientific. 
  • Ngeow, CB. (2019). “Challenges in Fostering ‘People-to-People Bond’: Studies on China by Southeast Asia and Studies on Southeast Asia by China.” In The Belt and Road Initiative in the Global Context, edited by by Linggui Wang and Jianglin Zhao, pp. 157-171. Singapore: World Scientific. 
  • NGEOW, CB. (2019). “A Preliminary Study of Southeast Asian Foreign Policy Think Tanks’ Attitudes towards China.” In China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Building the Community of Common Destiny, edited by Linggui Wang and Jianglin Zhao, pp. 153-168. Singapore: World Scientific. 

  • NGEOW, Chow-Bing and TAN Chee-Beng. 2017. “Cultural Ties and State’s Interests: Malaysian Chinese and China’s Rise.” In China’s Rise and the Chinese Overseas, edited by Bernard Wong and Tan Chee Beng, pp. 96-116. New York: Routledge. 
  • KUIK Cheng-Chwee and NGEOW Chow-Bing. 2018. “Lee Poh Ping and the Study of East Asian International Relations in Malaysia: Enduring Themes and Recurring Insights.” In Rising China, Resilient Japan, Resourceful ASEAN: Collected Writings of Lee Poh Ping on East Asian International Relations, edited by Ngeow Chow-Bing and Kuik Cheng-Chwee, pp. 3-23. Petaling Jaya: SIRD. 
  • Ngeow Chow Bing (2018). "From Mutual Suspicions to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Malaysia-China Relations" in Lam Choong Fan (Ed.) Malaysia's Foreign Affairs and National Defense. (pp. 173-196). Kuala Lumpur: CMCS. 

  • Ngeow Chow Bing, "A Preliminary Study of Southeast Asian Foreign Policy Think Tanks' Attitudes towards China." In Building of the Community of Common Destiny in Neighboring Countries, edited by Wang Linggui and Zhao Jianglin, Beijing: Social Science Documentation Press. 
  • Chee Beng Tan, Chow Bing Ngeow, and Tek Soon Ling, "A Determined Ethnologist: Interview with Professor Tan Chee-Beng." Producing China in Southeast Asia: Knowledge, Identity, and Migrant Chineseness, edited by Chih-yu Shih. Berlin: Springer. 
  • Ngeow Chow Bing, 2017 "Challenges in Fostering People-to-People Bond: Studies on China by Southeast Asia and Studies on Southeast Asia by China," In The Belt and Road Initiative in the Global Context, edited by Wang Linggui and Zhao Jianglin, pp. 121-133. Beijing: Social Science Documentation Press. 
  • NGEOW, Chow Bing. 2017. “Malaysia’s Policy Options and Future Prospects.” In South China Sea Lawfare: Post-Arbitration Policy Options and Future Prospects, edited by Fu-Kuo Liu, Keyuan Zou, Shicun Wu and Jonathan Spangler, pp. 61-76. Taipei: South China Sea Think Tank and Taiwan Center for Security Studies. 
  • Yen Ching-Hwang, Chow Bing Ngeow, Tek Soon Ling. (2017). A Witness to History: Interview with Professor Yen Ching-Hwang, in Shih, Chih-yu (Ed.), Producing China in Southeast Asia (113-128). Singapore: Springer Singapore. 
  • NGEOW, Chow Bing. 2017. “China’s Great Power National Identity and Its Implications for China-Southeast Asia Relations.” In Southeast Asia and China: A Contest in Mutual Socialization, edited by Lowell Dittmer and Ngeow Chow Bing, pp. 21-49. Singapore: World Scientific. 
  • Chow Bing Ngeow, Tek Soon Ling, Pik Shy Fan. (2017), Pursuing Chinese Studies Amidst Identity Politics in Malaysia, in Chih-yu Shih (ed.), Producing China in Southeast Asia (103-122). Singapore: Springer Singapore. 

  • LEE Kam Hing and NGEOW Chow Bing. 2016. China-Malaysia Relations: Zheng He and the Islamic Link. In Haiyun Ma, Chai Shaojin and Ngeow Chow Bing (eds.)China-Malaysia Relations: Zheng He and the Islamic Link (Kuala Lumpur: Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya), pp. 23-37. 

  • Ngeow Chow Bing. "Two-Front System in Malaysia: Catalyst for Democracy." In Wu Yanhua and Pan Yongqing (eds). Incomplete Political Transformation: Commentary on the 2013 Elections in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies. 
Article in Academic Journals

  • Ngeow, CB. 2019. “Malaysia’s China Policy and the South China Sea Dispute under the Najib Administration (2009-2018): A Domestic Policy Process Approach.” Asian Politics and Policy, 11: 4, 586-605. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ngeow, CB. (2019). "Hesitation, Doubt and Breakthrough: Malaysia-China Relations from 1974 to 1989" Boundary and Neighboring Countries Studies, Vol. 4, pp. 90-101. (in Chinese) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Ngeow CB, P. Mahesar & R. A. Rogers (2018). “In Praise of China: China in the Eyes of Pakistani Diplomats.” International Journal of China Studies, 9: 3, 285-302. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • NGEOW, Chow Bing. 2017. “Taiwan’s Go South Policy: Déjà vu All Over Again?” Contemporary Southeast Asia, 39: 1, 96-126. (ISI-Indexed)
  • NGEOW, Chow Bing. 2017. “Barisan Nasional and the Chinese Communist Party: A Case Study in China’s Party-based Diplomacy.” China Review, 17: 1, 53-82. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Ngeow Chow Bing. "Economics over Geopolitics: Malaysia's Views of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road." Nanyang wenti yanjiu (Southeast Asian Affairs) (Xiamen), No.4, pp. 53-66. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ngeow Chow Bing (2016). "Malaysia's Policy towards China and the South China Sea." Chengjun Zhongguo Guancha (Sungkyun China Observer) (Seoul, South Korea), Vol. 15. pp. 40-45. (In Chinese Language.) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ngeow Chow Bing "Maritime Silk Road and China-ASEAN Security Relations" Zhongguo Pinglun (China Review) No. 218, pp. 46-52 (in Chinese Language). (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • NGEOW, Chow Bing and MA Hailong. 2016 More Islamic, No Less Chinese: Explorations into the Overseas Chinese Muslim Identities in Malaysia. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 39: 12, 2108-2128. (ISI-Indexed)

  • NGEOW, Chow Bing, 2015. Comprehensive Strategic Partners but Prosaic Military Ties: The Development of Malaysia-China Defence Relations 1991-2015. Contemporary Southeast Asia, 37:2, 269-304. (ISI-Indexed)
  • NGEOW, Chow Bing. 2015. From Translation House to Think Tank: The Changing Role of the Chinese Communist Party s Central Compilation and Translation Bureau. Journal of Contemporary China, 24:93, 554-572. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Ngeow Chow Bing. "China Studies in Malaysia's Academia." Dangdai Pinglun (Contemporary Review) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). Vol. 7, pp. 15-24. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ngeow Chow Bing, Ling Tek Soon, Fan Pik Shy. "Pursuing Chinese Studies Amidst Identity Politics in Malaysia" East Asia: An International Quarterly, 31(2): 103-122. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ngeow, Chow Bing, "China-EU Relations: International Order, Bilateral Relations, Global Governance." Fudan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 7(1), 125-133. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ngeow, Chow Bing. "Discourses on Chinese-Style Democracy in China." China: An International Journal 12 (3): 94-114. (ISI-Indexed)

  • NGEOW, Chow Bing. 2012. The Residents' Committee in China's Political System: Democracy, Stability, Mobilization. Issues and Studies 48(2):71-126. (ISI-Indexed)
  • NGEOW, Chow Bing. 2012. Civil Society with Chinese Characteristics? An Examination of China s Urban Homeowners Committees and Movements, Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 59, No. 6, pp. 50-63. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Ngeow Chow Bing. 2011. Community Party Building in Urban China. International Journal of China Studies (2)2: 213-240. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • NGEOW, Chow Bing, ¿¿Strategic Ambiguity and Differentiation: Ethnic and Civic Nationalist Discourses in Taiwan from 1945 to 1990s,¿¿ Ethnopolitics 9:2, pages 151-170, 2010 (SCOPUS-cited journal) (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • NGEOW, Chow Bing, Conceptualizing Intellectual-State Relations in China, Issues and Studies 43: 2, pages 175-216, 2007 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Review of The Rise of China and Chinese International Relations Scholarship, in China Review, 2014, vol. 14, no.2: 270-272. 
  • Review of Legitimating the Chinese Communist Party since Tiananmen: A Critical Analysis of the Stability Discourse, In Journal of Chinese Political Science, 2014, vol. 19, no. 2: 231-232. 
  • Review of Political Science and Chinese Political Studies: The State of the Field, in Journal of Contemporary Asia, 2014, vol. 44, no. 2: 372-375. 

  • Review of The Rise of Think Tanks in China, in Asian Affairs: An American Review, 2013, vol. 40, no. 2: 104-105. 
  • Review of US-China-EU Relations: Managing the World Order, in Journal of Chinese Political Science, 2013, vol. 18, no. 2: 213-214. 
  • Review of The Chinese Communist Party and the Capitalist Revolution: The Political Impact of the Market, International Journal of China Studies, 2013, vol. 4, no. 1: 173-175. 
  • Review of Sun Yat-Sen, Nanyang and the 1911 Revolution, in Journal of Malaysian Chinese Studies, 2013, vol. 16: 175-181. 

  • Review of China, the Developing World, and the New Global Dynamic, in American Journal of Chinese Studies, 19:2, 501-502. 
  • Review of Political Parties, Party Systems, and Democratization in East Asia, in Democratization, 2012, 19:1, 152-155. 
  • Review of Living with the Dragon: How the American Public Views the Rise of China. Asian Affairs: An American Review. 39 (3): 176-177. 

  • Review of The Beijing Consensus: How China s Authoritarian Model Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century, in International Journal of China Studies, 2011 2:1, 117-121. 

  • Ngeow Chow Bing. 2020. Covid-19, Belt and Road Initiative and the Health Silk Road: Implications for Southeast Asia, Jakarta: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Indonesia Of¬fice, October 2020. 
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

  • Ngeow Chow Bing. “Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Outlook under Muhyiddin Yassin’s Government – Four Predictions.” Channel News Asia, March 13, 2020. 
  • Ngeow Chow Bing. “Malaysia Cautious over US Role in Disputed South China Sea.” South China Morning Post, June 5, 2020. 

(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).

(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).

  • Liu Xiaobo and the Development of Chinese-Style Democracy, Liu Xiaobo s Peace Prize: China s Democratic Breakthrough? , 2010-10-29 to  , Civil Rights Committee of the Selangor and Kuala Lumpur Chinese Assembly Hall Association, (National)
  • The Rise of China from the Malaysian Perspective, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Malaysian Armed Defenses College (MPAT) Joint Seminar on The Rise of China: Political, Economic, and Strategic Perspectives, , 2011-07-06 to  , Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Malaysian Armed Defenses College (MPAT) , (National)
  • China Leadership Transition 2013, China Leadership Transition 2013, 2013-03-27 to 2013-03-27, PTD Alumni (Administrative and Diplomatic Service Officers Alumni Association) and INTAN, , (National)
  • Chinese Soft Footprints in Malaysia, Chinese Soft Footprints in Southeast Asia, 2013-06-14 to 2013-06-15, Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP) Foundation and Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, (International)
  • Development of Defense Ties between Malaysia and China: 1991-present, Public Seminar on Malaysia-China Relations in conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Malaysia and China, 2014-05-19 to 2014-05-19, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs, Malaysia-China Friendship Association, and Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, (National)
  • Building Mutual Trust and Promoting Political and Security Cooperation between ASEAN and China: A Malaysian Perspective, NACT (Network of ASEAN-China Think Tanks) Seminar on Building an ASEAN-China Community of Common Destiny, , 2014-07-04 to 2014-07-04, China Foreign Affairs University, (International)
  • Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Malaysia and China: How Should We Understand the Relationship, Forum on Forty Years of Malaysia-China Diplomatic Relations, 2014-11-16 to 2014-11-16, Penang Branch of Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce, (National)
  • How Southeast Asia Perceives China: A Multidimensional and Multilevel Examination, International Seminar on ASEAN 50: A New Chapter for ASEAN-China Relations", 2017-07-13 to 2017-07-14, ASEAN Study Center, University of Indonesia, (International)
  • People-to-People Integration between ASEAN and China: A Malaysian Perspective. , International Conference on Promoting Cooperation: Cambodia and the Region under the Belt and Road Initiative, 2017-10-30 to 2017-10-30, Cambodia 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Research Center (CMSRRC) and Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), (International)
  • From Defensive Against to Embracing (On its Own): Chinese Perspectives on the Indo-Pacific Strategy. , International Seminar on Japan-Malaysia Maritime Cooperation: Shaping Security Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, , 2017-11-16 to 2017-11-16, MIMA and JIIA, (International)
  • Strategic Context of Southeast Asia and the New Southbound Policy, International Symposium on The New South Bound Policy and Regional Response , 2017-12-06 to 2017-12-06, the Graduate Institute of Strategic Studies, National Defense University of Republic of China (Taiwan), (International)
  • Intellectual-State Relations in Contemporary China, The 47th American Association for Chinese Studies Conference, 2005-10-21 to  , American Association for Chinese Studies, (International)
  • Institutional Innovations: Governance in Grassroots Urban China, International Political Science Conference , 2009-07-13 to  , International Political Science Association, (International)
  • Issues in Community (Shequ) Elections in Urban China: An Analysis of Election Procedures, The 51st American Association for Chinese Studies Conference (AACS) Conference, 2009-10-18 to  , American Association for Chinese Studies, (International)
  • Chinese-Style Democracy and Grassroots Urban Governance: Homeowners Committees as Emerging Civil Society Organizations, International Conference on Chinese-Style Democracy , 2009-11-14 to  , Wuhan University, China, (International)
  • Dynamics of Civil-Military Relations and Praetorianism: A Funnel of Causality Model ., 61st New England Political Science Association Conference, 2010-04-23 to  , New England Political Science Association, (International)
  • Community Party Building in Urban China, International Conference on Growth, Governance and Equity: Exploring the Social Implications of China s Economic Transformation, 2011-06-01 to  , Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Changing Views of Elections in China, Conference on Local Government Innovation in China, 2011-12-03 to  , Institute of Contemporary Chinese Politics, Shenzhen University, (International)
  • Peninsular Malaysia's Chinese Studies, Workshop on Oral History of Chinese Studies in Southeast Asia, 2012-07-26 to 2012-07-27, Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University, (International)
  • Pursuing Chinese Studies Admist Identity Politics in Malaysia, Retrieval or Revival: Evolving Chinese Studies/China Studies in the 21st Century Southeast Asia Conference, 2013-09-02 to 2013-09-03, Guangxi Academy of Social Sciences, (International)
  • Is It All Too Bad to Return to Marx? Marxism and Reform at the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau., From Hu-Wen to Xi-Li Administration: China s Leadership Transition and Its Domestic and International Implications Conference, 2013-09-12 to 2013-09-13, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Cross-Straits Relations at the Local Level: Relationship between Xiamen and Kinmen, Democracy in Taiwan: Looking at the 2012 Elections Conference, 2013-10-24 to 2013-10-25, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, (International)
  • The Political Economy of China s Economic Presence in Malaysia, China s Soft Power in Southeast Asia Workshop, 2014-02-13 to 2014-02-14, Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Programme, (International)
  • Barisan Nasional and the Chinese Communist Party: A Preliminary Analysis of Party-to-Party Diplomacy between Malaysia and China, International Conference on Malaysia, China, and the Asia-Pacific Region in the 21st Century, , 2014-10-29 to 2014-12-30, Institute of China Studies and Kong Zi Institute of the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, (International)
  • Economics over Politics: Malaysia-China Relations and China s One Belt One Road Initiative. , International Workshop on Pax Sinica? China s One Belt One Road from the Perspectives of South and Southeast Asia , 2015-09-15 to 2015-09-16, National Chengchi University, (International)
  • The Belt and Road Initiative: A Malaysian Perspective. , International Roundtable Discussion China-ASEAN and ASEAN-China: The Linkage of the New Maritime Silk Road On the Occasion of the 40th Anniversary of Thailand and China Diplomatic Relations, organized by , 2015-11-19 to 2015-11-20, School of Sinology, Mae Fah Luang University, the Consulate General of the People s Republic of China in Chiang Mai, and the Confucius Instiute at Mae Fah Luang University,
  • China s Belt and Road Initiative and China-Southeast Asia Relations, International Conference on Tracing the Contours of a Rapidly Changing East Asia: Issues and Perspectives ,, 2016-03-10 to 2016-03-11, International Studies Department, De La Salle University, (International)
  • Enhancing China-ASEAN Relations: The Security Aspect and People-to-People Understanding, Network of ASEAN-China Think Tanks (NACT) Working Group Meeting, 2016-05-19 to 2016-05-19, Foreign Service Institute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Philippines, and China Foreign Affairs University, (International)
  • The China Factor in North Korea-Southeast Asia Relations, First International Workshop on Southeast Asia-North Korea Relations, 2018-08-24 to 2018-08-24, EAIR, UKM, Korea Foundation , (International)
  • Plenary Session Chair on Chinese Society in Malaysia, The Inaugural Biennial Conference on Malaysian Chinese Studies, 2012-06-09 to 2012-06-10, Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies, (International)


(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

  • MASTER DEGREE, Ahmad Zameri Bin Dzulkifli, Malaysia-China Defense Relations, 2011/2012
  • MASTER DEGREE, Haji Md Fauzi Bin Saleh, Analyzing the Enduring Continuity in China's DPRK Policy: An Explanation of Two Case Studies, 2010/2011

  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Pervaiz Ali Mahesar, Pakistani Intellectual Discourses on China and Pakistan-China Relations, 2015/2016