After years of unqualified success, Beijing may have met its match in Donald Trump’s trade war – weakening China’s aspirations on other fronts, including its signature Belt and Road ambitions.
Summits are often dismissed as mere talk shops, but they can also be significant events that create opportunities for a safer and better world.
AS an indication of how out of touch some international pundits of Asia are, they still call North-East Asia (China, Japan and Korea) “East Asia.”
The international marketplace can be an unforgiving arena, if the hard economic realities of global markets are replaced by sentimentality or nostalgia.
Where US policymakers are not at war with themselves in Washington they threaten trade wars against allies and rivals – leaving much of the world to the fallout.
The much-publicised Trump-Kim summit has run into some expected roadblocks on an already rough road, but remains a common destination potholes and all.
Changes in Malaysia in the last few days have been shocking, requiring a post-mortem with hard-headed diagnosis, especially with the continous aftershocks.
THE Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has a term for operations that backfire: blowback.
AS if on schedule, US missiles backed by British and French forces attacked Syria yesterday, one year and a week after similar Cruise missiles hit targets in Syria.
When even Asean leaders fail to understand its history, purpose and character, something must be seriously wrong.
Suddenly, and most unexpectedly, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have agreed to sit down to talk with each other, sending everyone else speculating over everything.
From the colonial era to the Cold War period to the present, some old, outdated attitudes that are divisive, harmful and regressive still linger.
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