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Peter Navarro, U.S. President Donald Trump's trade advisor and a hardliner on China, has been sidelined by the White House — but prospects of a trade deal between the world's two largest economies remain bleak, experts told CNBC.
The U.S. president's absence at the ASEAN meeting may signal to regional allies that Washington is not "as committed to Asia" as they would like, said Alex Capri, visiting senior fellow at the National University of Singapore.
As impressive as India's growth has been, it has not seen that prosperity evenly distributed. And there are other big problems to tackle besides inequality.
The International Monetary Fund has warned that a number of risks could offset economic growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
"We believe in the rule of law. Whatever the law says, we accept," Mahathir told CNBC.
The spending will focus on strengthening infrastructure to withstand earthquakes and frequent flooding, according to a presentation made at the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison told CNBC that Australia's national policies have not been impacted by the recent change in government.
Before the Trump administration began calling for unimpeded commerce and an end to authoritarianism in the Indo-Pacific, both Japan and Indonesia already had their own policy ideas for the critically important region.
Linda McMahon is favored by President Trump to replace Ross, sources said. He is also considering Ray Washburne, president and CEO of Overseas Private Investment Corporation, according to one source.
While short-term disruption can be expected in Asia due to the trade war between the U.S. and China, other regional players could stand to benefit in the long run, Nick Marro analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit told CNBC.
Shanghai rolled out the red carpet this week to help President Xi Jinping try to show the world how serious his country is about becoming a major importer.
The Vietnamese capital of Hanoi will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time in 2020.
Pakistan is seeking financial support from China before approaching the International Monetary Fund for what would be its second bailout from the organization in five years.
International concerns about Sri Lanka's ongoing political crisis are growing, pushing major powers to take action.
Chinese President Xi Jinping took to the global stage to repeat his rhetoric against protectionism and promote his country as an advocate for international openness and cooperation.
Some Chinese military scientists working on at Western universities have deliberately concealed their ties to the army, according to a report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.