SEOUL (The Straits Times/ANN) - The South Korean President is set to reveal a "New Southern Policy" with aims of boosting ties and economic cooperation with Asean countries.
South Korean President Moon Jae In is set to unveil a "New Southern Policy" aimed at boosting ties and economic cooperation with Asean countries, as he embarks on his first South-east Asian tour tomorrow (Nov 8).
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Trump is expected to play the same card when he visits Beijing after his stop in South Korea this week, as he called the United States’ trade deficit with China “embarrassing” and “horrible” ahead of his trip.
US President Donald Trump once again harped on his favourite bête noire, trade deficits, during his visit to Japan on Sunday, the first stop on his five-country Asia tour, saying his country had “suffered massive trade deficits at the hands of Japan for many, many years”.
President Rodrigo Duterte was looking forward to a “productive dialogue” with US President Donald Trump, Malacañang said on Saturday after the American leader decided to extend his stay in the Philippines for one day to attend the East Asia Summit (EAS).
Trump will arrive in the Philippines on Nov. 12 and leave on Nov. 14. It will be the last stop of his marathon swing through Asia, which includes visits to Japan, South Korea and Vietnam.
His visit to Manila was timed for the 31st summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).
Twenty-one world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, will be converging in Manila next week as the Philippines hosts the 31st summit and related meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) amid tensions in the Korean Peninsula.
President Rodrigo Duterte will preside over the Asean Summit with fellow leaders from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said it was “on top” of cybersecurity preparations ahead of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit next week, assistant secretary Allan Cabanlong said in an interview.
He gave the update even as he confirmed the DICT was validating reports that key government internet infrastructure might have been compromised by North Korean hackers.
“We are conducting an investigation,” Cabanlong said, adding that a report would be ready by Monday.
ĐÀ NẴNG — The 2017 APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting opened on Sunday morning in the central city of Đà Nẵng to discuss final preparations for the upcoming dialogue with leaders of APEC member economies.
Viet Nam News- While the US’s withdrawal is a big blow to the TPP, the agreement forged after five years of negotiations still has a lot to offer. Võ Trí Thành explains.
In February 2016, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), one of the world’s biggest and most-awaited multinational trade deals was signed by 12 member economies in New Zealand. The deal was the fruit of negotiations that had lasted five years.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The Thai prime minister has exercised his special powers under Article 44 of the provisional charter to set up a committee to expedite the registration process for migrant workers..