Malaysia is prepared to cooperate with other Islamic countries to counter Islamophobia, which is on the rise throughout the world with terrorism being frequently linked to the religion.
AMID heavy political discussions, there was at least one moment of levity during the recent Asean Summit. The president of the International Federation of Association Football (Fifa), Gianni Infantino, presented soccer jerseys to the 10 Asean heads of state.
Merlin Entertainments, a global leader in location-based family entertainment, announced on Wednesday its plans to open a Legoland resort in Jinshan district in Shanghai, the largest Legoland park in the world, to cash in on the rising family tourism market in China.
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday signed a partnership agreement with China's National Radio and Television Administration that will see the national broadcaster air a popular Chinese TV drama, Feather Flies to the Sky.
In 1820, Asia accounted for two-thirds of the world's population and more than one-half of global income. The subsequent decline of Asia was attributed to its integration with a world economy shaped by colonialism and driven by imperialism.
The focus on exports has undoubtedly served China well over the last four decades. But the key to achieving President Xi Jinping's goal of creating a “great modern socialist country” by 2049 will be unleashing the potential of China's domestic market, especially by eliminating institutional barriers to the growth of private enterprises.