The Bali meeting is likely to become the first G-20 forum to constructively address the war in Ukraine.
Asean special envoy on Myanmar Prak Sokhonn also reiterated Asean’s call for a total cessation of violence.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi also voiced the hope to work together with Asean to encourage Myanmar to explore a path of political development that suits its national conditions.
Although no coordination between China and Russia has been confirmed, their vessels have been spotted sailing around Japan on similar routes since mid-June.
Sri Lanka, strategically located in the Indian Ocean, has been at the centre of a jostle for influence between India and China for some years now.
While the previous administration had openly advocated for the victims, the Yoon administration has made clear its intent to revive ties with Tokyo.
The Strategic Concept, which will guide Nato’s actions for the next 10 years, mentioned China for the first time and highlighted the threat posed by China’s hegemonic…
Leaders of four Asia-Pacific nations also participated in the summit for the first time, a move seen by many as a bid to counter China's growing influence in the region.
Two-way trade between the Mekong countries and China in 2021 reached nearly US$400 billion, up 23 per cent compared to 2020.
It is likely that Seoul would ramp up efforts to normalize the operation of the General Security of Military Information Agreement, an intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan.