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Ethics Policy

Asian Research Policy (ARP) is committed to upholding the integrity of academic research and scholarly endeavors. All submissions to ARP should conform to the ethical standards stated below. Please read the following policy carefully, and submit a signed copy with your submission, indicating your agreement to abide by these guidelines.

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Publication Policy
  • The work has not been published previously, except in the form of abstracts, or as a part of published lectures, or theses.*
  • The work has not been submitted simultaneously for consideration elsewhere.
  • The work has been approved by all authors and responsible authorities for publication.
  • The work does not breach any copyrights in publication.
* As an international journal dedicated to sharing knowledge with a global readership, ARP accepts submissions translated into English from works previously published in other languages. However, it is the authors’ responsibility to fully declare these facts and obtain necessary permission from previous publishers.
Ethical Responsibilities
  • Data has not been fabricated or manipulated to support the conclusions of the author.
  • No data, text, or theories by others are misrepresented as the author’s own work. Proper acknowledgement should be given to the original author and source whenever works by others are quoted verbatim, summarized, or paraphrased.
  • All authors have contributed sufficiently to the process of research and drafting, and are therefore collectively accountable for the work.
  • All authors have critically reviewed and approved the final manuscript.
  • Changes in authorship are not accepted after submission of the work.
Informed Consent
  • All individuals participating in the study have been fully informed and have consented to provision and publication of personal data collected.
Conflicts of Interest
  • All possible conflicts of interest are fully disclosed in a summary statement, clearly indicated in a separate section before the references list.
  • Examples may include, but are not limited to: research grants, project sponsors, multiple affiliations, financial interests, and other relationships or interests that may potentially influence the findings of the work.