KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Southeast Asian leaders will seek to speed up plans for a binding code of conduct with China governing behavior in the disputed South China Sea at a summit next week, Malaysia's foreign minister said Friday. China, Taiwan and ASEAN members Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Brunei have overlapping claims in the South China Sea.
Gao Hucheng said on the sidelines of China's annual session of parliament that China would work hard to wrap up talks for the RCEP, or Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, before the end of this year. RCEP, which comprises of the 10- nation ASEAN club plus six others- China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand- is a Beijing- backed trade...
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Stephen Chang, Managing Director and Head of Asian Fixed Income at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains why Indonesian bonds look attractive.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks QE taper is irrelevant to the ASEAN markets.
Hozefa Topiwala, ASEAN Equity Strategist and Head of Singapore Research at Morgan Stanley, says Indonesia is the bank's least preferred market within the ASEAN region.
Curtis Chin, Managing Director, RiverPeak Group and former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank says the U.S needs to do more than just diplomatic or defense efforts.
U.S President Obama's decision to cancel his scheduled trip to Asia this weekend risks undermining the country's standing with regional allies.
Matt Bradley, President, ASEAN, Ford talks about the company's first dealership in Yangon, Myanmar and the prospects for building more manufacturing plants in Southeast Asia.
As ASEAN countries prepare to face up to the challenge of more competition, CNBC's Martin Soong got some answers from Wai Phyo, Managing Director of Yathar Cho, Myanmar's largest instant noodle maker.
Ajay Kapur, Head of Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch says that North Asian economies are safe havens right now amid the sell-off in emerging markets.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group discusses the benefits of expanding into Qianhai, Shenzhen.
Hozefa Topiwalla, Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley Asean, says domestic growth is the key concern for countries like Indonesia due to rising cost of capitals and FED's tapering.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia, Macquarie tells investors which ASEAN markets they should bet on.
Kelvin Blacklock, CIO at Eastspring Investments says the markets that have moved up recently are those that have seen strong earnings growth. He says these defensive markets are looking expensive while the cyclicals appear cheap.
Anthony Nelson, Director for Myanmar Affairs at the US-ASEAN Business Council supports Thein Sein's recent trip but says the nation must continue to develop a framework for business and investment.
Timothy Wong, Managing Director and Regional Head at DBS Group Research tells CNBC's Cash Flow why the ASEAN markets are the place to be.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management shares his investment strategy for Asia's emerging market giants.
Raymond Tong, GM of Corporate Development at China Resources Enterprise shares the results of YPO's latest Global Pulse Confidence Index. The survey finds Japan's confidence level at its highest while optimism in China has tempered slightly.
Bhaskar Laxminarayan, CIO, Asia at Pictet Wealth Management shares his top picks among ASEAN markets.