It seems not all of Myanmar’s most recent Rohingya refugees went to Bangladesh. Some sought a different sanctuary, escaping to India to join thousands of other Rohingya who fled from earlier crackdowns by the Myanmar government.
With both nations already sharing a disputed border, it would be in India’s interest to avoid challenging China in the wider Indo-Pacific region.
Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un together with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae In signed the ‘September Pyongyang Joint Declaration’ on Wednesday. Khmer Times obtained the full text.
On Tuesday South Korean President Moon Jae-in met North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang marking the first time that leaders of both North and South Korea have had a follow-up summit.
Relations between Japan and China are beginning to warm up after a long, cold winter triggered by Japan’s nationalisation of the Senkaku Islands in 2012.
The third summit between the leaders of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea is another sign that things remain on track between the Koreas.
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The MRC’s 5th Regional Stakeholder Forum will be a valuable opportunity to come together and influence the plans for the newly proposed Pak Lay hydropower project.
The problem is that it is unclear whether Mr Abe has anything new to offer Japanese voters after six years in power.
His recent visits to China for the Asean-China Expo in Nanning and the WEF on Asean in Hanoi demonstrates the government’s commitment to regional integration.
Relations between Taiwan and China have been tense in recent years as Beijing increasingly tries to isolate Taipei globally.
Many Asean countries adopting a “push back” strategy against Beijing’s unilateral expansion in the region.
It is hard to follow international news without becoming aware of the dangerous geopolitical tensions in Asia.
As countries in Asia become economically prosperous, external grant funding to eliminate malaria may no longer be in place in the near future.
The White House lacks understanding of the global production and value chains.
Japan is now in the process of expanding its security presence in the Bay of Bengal, in some ways as an extension of existing security cooperation programmes in the South China Sea.
The New York Times’s opinion desk published a scathing op-ed by an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration on September 5 which called the US president amoral.
As other powers rise, Asean is at risk of losing its collective commitment to a shared vision for the region and a common stance on geopolitical issues.
The Government of Cambodia is aiming for the country to be mine-free by 2025 and the UK’s new package of funding is proof that it is committed to helping achieve this goal.
The World Economic Forum of Asean will discuss the Fourth Industrial Revolution, powered by a wide range of new breakthroughs.
After many years of being a net exporter of fossil fuels, Asean has steadily become a net importer of fossil fuels. This import dependence will place an increasing fiscal burden on member states.
Cambodia’s Health Ministry warned all pharmacies, hospitals and other health service providers to immediately stop selling a China-made rabies vaccine over concerns it was not manufactured according to strict guidelines.
Collaboration and pooling together expertise will be essential in Southeast Asia when it comes to meeting the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
New research has revealed that arms companies are spending millions of dollars each year promoting their brands in British schools.
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
For Japan, the coming months look like a tricky time for managing its alliance with the US. In Washington, Tokyo seems to be flying under the radar for now.
US President Donald Trump tweeted a White House statement on Wednesday that he “feels strongly that North Korea is under tremendous pressure from China because of our major trade disputes with the Chinese government”.
The main task of the new Cambodian government is to deliver what it has promised, especially in terms of raising the living standard of its citizens.
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Zhao Minghao argues that China’s Belt and Road initiative not only provides development opportunities to countries at a disadvantage in the globalisation process, but also adds impetus to further progress in developed countries.