Singapore worried about growing U.S.-China divide even beyond Trump

Asia Pacific Sep 18, 2020

Singapore worried about growing U.S.-China divide even beyond Trump

U.S. political and economic interests in Southeast Asia will not change regardless of who wins the presidential election in November, Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said Thursday evening. Speaking during a panel discussion at the Singapore Summit virtual conference, the minister ...

Thailand studies Malacca bypass to link Indian and Pacific oceans

Business Aug 30, 2020

Thailand studies Malacca bypass to link Indian and Pacific oceans

Thailand is looking to construct a land passageway that would connect the Indian and Pacific Oceans, bypassing one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. The Strait of Malacca, a narrow sea lane between Malaysia and Singapore, is currently the shortest sea route linking the Asia-Pacific ...