Asia-Pacific Case Competition

APRU–The New York Times Asia-Pacific Case Competition



 APRU—THE NEW YORK TIMES Case Competition brings together the best minds in the Asia-Pacific to find solutions to the region’s most pressing issues. 

Participating individuals and teams are tasked with writing an 800-word policy brief on a chosen topic. The entries are judged by senior university leaders and staff from The New York Times’ award-winning newsroom. 

The annual competition is open to university students in the Asia-Pacific region and the winning policy brief will be published in the international edition of The New York Times, reaching a global audience. 

2018 Asia-Pacific Case Competition


This competition challenges students to critically evaluate the fast-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence. How can we harness the full potential of this promising technology? How do we effectively mitigate the risks?

2017 Asia-Pacific Case Competition


This competition focuses on raising awareness of climate change and the future of the Pacific Ocean. Students are expected to understand the vast complexity of the Pacific Ocean and to consider how climate change in the Pacific may impact the society.