While Asia is progressing on the integration front, the European Union appears to be unraveling.
Kishore Mahbubani at the National University of Singapore says that a cohesive Southeast Asian bloc was part of the reason for China's peaceful rise.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had previously said that he wanted to avoid confrontation with China.
Richard Heydarian at De La Salle University says that Duterte is looking to China to drive economic integration in the region.
At 71, President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte is the oldest person to be elected president in the country.
*Plans two IPOs in Malaysia and Hong Kong. KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24- Asia's biggest low-cost airline AirAsia Bhd plans an initial public offering of a holding company that will house all its ASEAN operations, group CEO Tony Fernandes said on Thursday. He has in the past expressed a desire to combine the airline's operations in its home country Malaysia with those in...
Expectations of the eventual demise of the suspended TPP deal have surged since Trump’s victory, a development that will help China’s trade expansion.
Big, well-funded development efforts are under way in Eurasia and Asia, making it a great hunting ground knowledgeable EM investors.
President Barack Obama' s faltering "pivot" to Asia less than a month before the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential elections. The king was important in cementing the long-standing alliance between the United States and Thailand after World War Two, in a reign that spanned the Vietnam War and development of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which Washington still...
The king was a key figure in cementing the long-standing alliance between the United States and Thailand after World War Two, in a reign that spanned the turmoil of the Vietnam War and development of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which Washington still considers vital to maintaining its influence in the region. However, a torrent of...
China is very ready to engage with the countries the U.S. has struck a trade accord with, a U.S. government official said.
Beijing has just inflamed a war of words between a Singaporean diplomat and an influential Chinese tabloid, the SCMP reports.
The U.S. was a ringleader for ASEAN during the first Obama administration but later lost momentum, says Christopher Johnson, senior adviser at CSIS.
Premier Li Keqiang's remarks come as the relationship between China and Singapore faces uncertainty over the South China Sea, the SCMP reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shook hands and had a brief chat on Wednesday, officials said.
Rodrigo Duterte used a Filipino phrase to describe what he'd say to Obama if the U.S President raised human rights issues in their talk.
There is a steep learning curve when it comes to presidential behavior, says Institute for Political and Electoral Reform's Ramon Casiple.
Henderson Global Investors' Andrew Gillan talks about the impact of low oil prices on Asian economies and expectations of the Asean Summit in Laos.
Domestic stocks are overpriced but global base rates being close to zero almost justifies overpaying, says Coram Asset Management's James Sullivan.
Invest in the service sector, such as tourism-related businesses, but stay away from the local stock market, says Jayant Menon, senior economist at ADB.