In recent decades, political party systems across Europe have fragmented and electoral volatility has increased.
By Western standards, Cambodia’s election fell far short of democratic norms and the result was unfair at best, illegitimate at worst.
UK could lose its open access to the EU market if refused to extend post-Brexit talks.
The main focus of debate is already clear for them: a Green Deal, to transform the EU into a climate-neutral and more innovative economic bloc.
Britain’s new parliament gives its initial approval to a revised EU divorce deal.
Two recent events in Europe have been extensively followed by Chinese media. First, as UK’s general election was held on Dec 12 amid a volatile political climate, Brexit became a foregone conclusion.
A split over the role of nuclear energy in fighting climate change nearly sank reform.
ASEM brings together partners made up of the 28 EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland and, on the Asia side, 21 countries and the Asean Secretariat.
The last time the Conservatives cruised to such a crushing victory was in 1987 under Margaret Thatcher: She who so gleefully wielded her handbag against the EU, spouting lines such as “We want our money back”.
They all agree, but they won’t all agree to participate. The hypocritical deal on climate neutrality by 2050 reached at the EU summit demonstrates how isolated Germany is on this issue
European companies in China succeeded to minimise the effect from the tariff war.
Economic statecraft is typically defined as the use by governments of economic policy instruments to wield strategic influence over other nation-states.
Von der Leyen was forced to rename the portfolio that she initially called “Protecting our European Way of Life” after heavy criticism from the left that it pandered to right-wing populism and was misleading.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Sunday to take Britain out of the EU by January 31, then set about reinvigorating public services as he launched his Conservative Party’s general election manifesto.
The over-internationalisation of the domestic affairs of ASEAN member states (AMS) and judgmental statements from the European Union (EU) on ASEAN affairs are ruining ASEAN’s reputation.
Radio Free Asia claim that it obtained leaked copy of EU’s report on the potential withdrawal of its Everything-but-arms agreement dismissed.
The recent cancellation of the start of EU membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, vetoed by France, has had very negative consequences for the volatile Western Balkan region.
Cambodia and the EU has enjoyed a strong multifaceted cooperation for decades. With the evolving geopolitical landscape, trade wars and weakening multilateralism, both sides understand the importance in bolstering ties as great opportunities to promote mutual interest.
Then he hypocritically praises a ceasefire, negotiated by Moscow and Ankara, which limits Erdogan’s military invasion, but also legitimises it — and simultaneously consolidates Bashar Assad’s regime and his protecting power, Russia, as rulers of all of Syria.
On 21 October, the British Parliament yet again refused to consider the Brexit deal concluded by Prime Minister Johnson and the EU on 17 October. UK-based analyst Adam Garrie has explained what the future may hold for Johnson in the nine days left before the deadline.
The US and EU are considering withdrawing economic privileges from Cambodia for the way elections were held last year. The ruling party won all parliamentary seats because the opposition had been crippled.
European Union officials called Sunday for a ceasefire in Afghanistan, saying the breakdown in US-Taliban talks presented an opportunity to push for a truce, as the US defence secretary made an unexpected visit to Kabul.
EU leaders were on Sunday considering a request by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to delay Britain’s departure from the bloc, which he was forced to make after MPs refused to back his Brexit deal.
N. Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party is not to support Johnson’s current Brexit plan.
What are you so afraid of, Europe? Are our industry and agriculture so weak and our products so bad that we have to protect them from stronger US competition by imposing classic protectionist tariffs?
Minister of Interior tells German government that Cambodia wants to retain Everything-but-arms trade status.
Google is not required to apply an EU “right to be forgotten”.
Cambodia will continue to enjoy preferential trade status in the United Kingdom once it leaves the European Union.
Erdogan wants to negotiate because he needs help. He is under enormous economic pressure, and any sign that the EU is open to maintaining a partnership would help Turkish financial markets.
With the United States indiscriminately wielding the baton of trade protectionism, no country including its allies is immune to the toxic effects of the US’ policies.