The writer says there are two components of the crisis in Sri Lanka: one on the economic front, and the other on the political one.
The writers say Asean’s network of loosely-prioritized policies creates a cumbersome policy landscape that arguably promotes discussion over action.
Rresident-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. also said that he would not “allow a single millimeter of our maritime coastal rights to be trampled upon.”
Foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said the Indo Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity serves US interests and seeks to exclude other countries.
With the trans-Atlantic alliance signaling that it also aims to extend its influence and reach into Asia, countries in the region should be on guard and resist any enlargement of…
A leaked draft of the security agreement - the final version has not been made public - contained a provision that would allow Chinese naval deployments to the island nation.
The Foreign Ministry’s annual survey showed 48% chose China as an important partner from among the Group of 20 nations, followed by 43% choosing Japan.
A spokesperson said China will also work with members of the Asean to actively build version 3.0 of the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area.
Japan was Singapore's eighth largest trading partner last year, while they were each other's top Asian investor as at end-2020.
A Chinese military source said one purpose of the drills was to establish operational skills for carrier-based aircraft, aiming to have the capability for around-the-clock attacks…