After eight years of negotiation, RCEP was signed into a formal trade agreement on 15th November 2020 at the 37th ASEAN Summit.
To be sure, the stakes are high and the jury is still out, but the RCEP has already set a successful example for others nations to follow in order to recognise their mistakes and try to correct them.
The long-awaited Asia-Pacific RCEP) agreement is officially signed.
Fifteen Asia-Pacific nations are set to sign an enormous free trade deal.
Ministers from 15 Asia-Pacific countries urged India to return to talks.
Sadly, escalating strains on the marine environment are threatening to drown progress and our way of life.
The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having far-reaching economic and social consequences for the Asia-Pacific region.
Phnom Penh Airport is named the best regional airport of the year.
Cambodia expresses optimism that it will become malaria-free by 2025.
Regional order in the Asia-Pacific is getting more complex and contested due to real politics and great power rivalries.
With representatives of about 20 Asia-Pacific countries gathering in Phnom Penh.
The rapid conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is vital for the next stage of regional transformation and reform in the Asia Pacific.
In the days immediately after attending the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue one year ago, retired People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Major-General Yao Yunzhu, from China’s Academy of Military Sciences, offered her perspective on the summit.
As a rising regional great power, China is eclipsing the United States’ postwar Asia-Pacific grand strategy of maintaining decisive influence over regional strategic affairs.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is expected to be signed next year.
The ‘Rules-Based Order’ is increasingly being appealed to against the changing regional structures of the Asia-Pacific. However, understanding what each proponent understands is vital writes Joel Ng.
The weekend’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby was one of open disagreement.
Asia Pacific has made broad progress against malaria, but the gains are fragile. Without intervention, the massive trade in fake or substandard medicines throughout the region puts a malaria-free future at risk, write Benjamin Rolfe and Lelio Marmora.
This week the Asia-Pacific region is joining the rest of the world to raise awareness about the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in humans, animals and agriculture.
Asia-Pacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore.
The tenth anniversary of the global financial crisis has provided the occasion for serious reflection about the prevention and resolution of financial and economic crises, and whether the key lessons from the crisis have been addressed.
Poverty in Cambodia has fallen dramatically over the last two decades, and continues to fall at a rapid pace, said a high official of the UNDP to Khmer Times yesterday.
China has proposed three principles for the future development of the East Asia Summit.
Getting a good night’s sleep is key to refuelling your body for school and work the next morning.
The Cambodian People’s Party has been unanimously elected as the vice-president of the Centrist Democrat International for the Asia-Pacific.
Airlines in the Asia-Pacific region has seen their passenger traffic rise by 8%, according to the International Air Transport Association.
China’s concept of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security has clarified the country’s stance on issues of regional concern, contributing to long-term stability and development in Asia, Chinese delegates to the 17th Shangri-La Dialogue said last Saturday.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted with pride he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, and that they “will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace”.
Cambodia’s economy continues its strong performance, benefiting from favourable global and regional developments. Significant risks and challenges, however, are on the horizon.
The most effective regional frameworks are virtuous cycles. They are built on key state-to-state relations among members and reinforce and strengthen these same relations.