While Russia made up less than 1% of global trade with Southeast Asia in 2020, nations may be reluctant to cuts ties with its largest source of arms.
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European states accounted for 13% of global arms transfers in the period between 2017 and 2021, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute found.
Nearly five years after withdrawing from an 11-nation Pacific trade deal, the U.S. is still struggling to articulate its economic vision for the region.
Singapore has passed legislation that gives officials the authority to order internet service providers to disclose "harmful" information from foreign entities.
Some Southeast Asian nations are concerned that the AUKUS partnership could provoke China and spur a regional arms race.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pledged to tighten restrictions on foreign workers, tackling an issue that has stirred anger in the traditionally open city-state as it recovers from a pandemic-induced recession. In a key policy speech during a national day rally on Sunday night, ...
In Singapore, Harris spoke about the U.S. vision for a region built on rules, human rights, freedom of the seas and unimpeded commerce.
Harris sought to reassure allies in Asia over Washington's commitment to the region, as she faced a volley of questions on Afghanistan during a visit to Singapore.
The U.S. vice president will be aiming to boost economic and military cooperation in China’s backyard, in the Biden administration’s most high-profile trip yet to the region.
The country reported 38 new cases in the community on Sunday, the highest number in more than a year, including 18 cases with no known infection route.