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A triumphant visit on diplomatic front

THIS is a big week for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on the diplomatic front.

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White House meeting a resounding success

MALAYSIA’S relationship with the new US administration under President Donald Trump is off to a good start with trade deals in the wings and a promise to work together in counter-terrorism.

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PM raising Malaysia’s profile

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak says his official visit to the United States was part of efforts to make Malaysia a top 20 nation by 2050.

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A delicate act of balancing

The US government is appreciative of Malaysia being a moderate country and its stance on the fight against terror. However, there is still that cautious optimism in the air due to Trump’s unpredictability.

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Pressing need to conclude RCEP as soon as possible

With the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in limbo, Asean's Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership has come to the fore. But a lot more needs doing before it comes to be.

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Negotiations between Asean and partners to be concluded by year-end

PETALING JAYA: Negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Eco­nomic Partnership (RCEP) between Asean and six of its dialogue partners are on track to meet its target conclusion by the end of this year.

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KL keeps TPPA options open

PETALING JAYA: With the new US Trade Representative confirming the United States will not return to the Trans-Pacific Part­nership Agreement (TPPA), the other 11 members of the trade deal are scrambling to save it.

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Asean, China move to next stage on South China Sea negotiations

PETALING JAYA: Senior Asean and Chinese officials made “headway” yesterday when they completed negotiations on the draft framework on the Code of Conduct (CoC) in the contested South China Sea.

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Breaking down trade barriers

Malaysia proposes a scorecard for Asean countries to reduce rising number of trade barriers but it will be tough to implement.

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PM on how to track removal of Asean trade barriers

ASEAN plans to implement a scorecard to monitor each member’s efforts to reduce trade barriers which have increased significantly and are hampering efforts to integrate the 10 economies.

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Asean heads worry over fallout from war in Korean peninsula

Asean leaders are worried that the rest of Asia will be the first to be hit and suffer from the fallout from a potential nuclear war if the current tension in the Korean peninsula is not contained.

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‘Get rid of trade barriers’

ASEAN still has a long way towards integrating its 10 economies due to a high number of trade barriers in the grouping.

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