As Vietnam is poised to take over the rotational chair of Asean in January 2020, its second foremost foreign policy priority after the South China Sea is reportedly the Mekong River region.
South Korea and China agreed to beef up diplomatic and cultural exchanges to "completely normalize" ties that soured over the deployment of US anti-missile systems in 2017, Seoul officials said on Wednesday (Dec 4).
The top US official for south Asia, Alice Wells had last week said the CPEC the flagship project of President Xi Jinping's multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) would increase Pakistan's debt burden and benefit only China.
China is looking to transform Greece's Piraeus port into the biggest harbor in Europe — making it the most crucial transit hub for trade between Asia and Europe.
The 25th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting (ATM 25) and related meetings have been a success with the signing of a number of important agreements to facilitate air, maritime and land transportation, Transport Minister Nguyen Van The told a press conference in Hanoi on November 15.