Vietnam has 206 investment projects in Cambodia, with a total registered investment of $3.02 billion.
So the sitting leaders of the two Koreas will meet again in September in Pyongyang.
Turkey’s currency continues to tumble amid escalating US pressure on Ankara. On Sunday, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured Turks that the government was preparing a plan of action to respond to the crisis.
Questions relating to international hydro-politics and the geopolitics of the Mekong River are becoming more imminent as riparian countries compete to get access to water resources, writes Chheang Vannarith.
By 2030, most of the world’s poor will live in regions suffering from some form of ‘fragility’ forcing millions to flee their homes.
Fresh turbulence erupted in the US-Turkish relationship on Friday. In a Twitter post, US President Donald Trump announced that he had authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey.
US Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday at the Pentagon that the US intends to create a sixth branch of the US military by 2020 known as the Space Force.
Asean has been criticised for its response to the Rohingya refugee crisis. The grouping’s institutional design and existing conventions restrict opportunities for robust action.
China’s Xi Jinping this year crafted a constitutional amendment removing the two five-year term limit on the presidency of China, essentially making himself China’s president for life.
Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is set to reconfigure geopolitical realities in Asean by posturing Japan as the third force, writes Sathish Govind.
US President Donald Trump has thrown his support behind the notion of a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’.
Some critics have compared the US pledge of $113 million to the ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ with China’s $1-trillion-worth Belt and Road Initiative, making them regard this US effort laughable.
Chief Chinese diplomat Wang Yi highlighted a sharp contrast: a “very successful and smooth” 10+3 session and a 10+8 session that displayed “some negative tendencies”.
The biggest challenge faced by Pakistan’s new government is in the form of an economic crisis.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began his visit to Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia with a plan to invest $113 million in the Indo-Pacific region.
A ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ (FOIP) seems to be a work in progress and it is still not clear how much support it could garner from Asean member states.
Manila will readily support the ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ strategy in the context of enhancing its defence ties with the United States as the Duterte administration tries to balance its relations with China, writes Christian Vicedo.
Taking a non-confrontational approach to China’s Belt and Road Initiative is sensible when the new US and Australian financial resources being contributed to an alternative are so comparatively modest.
What was at first a trade skirmish – with US President Donald Trump imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum – appears to be quickly morphing into a full-scale trade war with China.
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) claimed an overwhelming victory in the country’s national election on Sunday.