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.
The cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan will become the next prime minister of Pakistan. The vote count was completed three days after the election on July 25, and Mr Khan led his party,
By relying on a broad and seemingly baseless national security exception, in its trade action against China,
When Andy Puzder said in an opinion piece for Fox News on Saturday that it was China that had launched a trade war against the United States 18 years ago, he repeated the platitudes often made about China’s trade surplus with the US.
From its indeterminate beginnings, BRICS has emerged as a significant global bloc. And twelve years in, it is starting to realise some of its early ambitions.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump reached a compromise last Wednesday to resolve their trade conflicts.
Asean now faces far more serious challenges in maintaining a central role in securing its own maritime spaces.
US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the US Department of Agriculture will adopt a $12 billion emergency plan to aid farmers hurt by the trade war.
Steve Bannon, former chief strategist of US President Donald Trump, wants to shape elections in the European Union. The right-wing ideologue is dangerous.
Using the conventional poverty rate as an indicator to measure Cambodia’s economic success will soon be obsolete, argues Sim Vireak.
News about the vaccine scandal involving Changchun Changsheng is flooding the internet with public anger and panic.
The sudden unplanned changes facing North Korea necessitates enhanced people-to-people exchanges, more study visits and trade missions to enable the world at large to have a better understanding of North Korea (DPRK).
The term “currency war” is coming back in vogue and has become a new issue on the international arena. Last week US President Donald Trump publicly accused China of manipulating its currency.
The danger now is that a negative feedback loop between economies and markets will take hold.
After threatening to ignite a trade war against China for months, the Donald Trump administration imposed additional tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods on July 6.
Following the Singapore Summit, the world starts to pay attention to the positive role of Southeast Asian region as a positive platform for global diplomacy, contributing to the ongoing efforts to achieve peace and stability of the Korean peninsula.