The spate of events in Asean is one of disarray. While each member of Asean country pledges to keep the region away from the intrusion of big powers, instead contestation festers within.
Newly-appointed Malaysian ambassador speaks about his plans for Cambodia, overcoming hurdles, and working as a team in the spirit of Asean
Asean can pave the way to be an economic powerhouse if it leverages on with Seoul, considering a radical shift in the domestic and foreign policy of South Korea, since President Moon Jae-in came to power.
With China’s continual muscle flexing in the region, another power comes into play, India. New Delhi cannot be any more important to Southeast Asia than it is now.
The consumer price index at its highest in five years last October, has been on an uptrend, reflecting an expanding cost of living in a nation that is still categorised as a least developed country
Cambodia’s military alliance with China could inspire Asean member states to align themselves with other major powers, a move that threatens to destabilise the bloc’s centrality unless a pact is put in place
As the battle for the ASEAN e-commerce market heats up, Alibaba’s logistics arm zeroes in on Cambodia
Last Saturday, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan signed the first protocol to amend the comprehensive economic partnership (AJCEP) to expand trade, goods and services, and investments among member states and Japan.
The US appears to be taking a backseat in world affairs with President Trump declaring that as a nation, it is not going to allow itself to be exploited.
The mechanism for cross-border trade settlement with the Cambodian riel within Asean countries and China is in place, says the National Bank of Cambodia in urging traders and investors to take advantage of it.