US president Joe Biden certainly deserves praise for rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change – which his predecessor withdrew from – immediately after being inaugurated as the leader of the US.
Tensions that could sour relations between Russia and the West, pre-eminently Europe and the US, have intensified ever since opposition figure Alexei Navalny returned to Moscow after his discharge from a hospital in Germany.
The struggle to survive the Covid-19 pandemic shows how the world is just one big village. We share different values, cultures and political views and we also draw political boundaries to separate one country from another.
It was a historical moment for Cambodia’s diplomacy when the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation launched the nascent “Economic Diplomacy Strategy (2021-2023)” on January 18, 2021.
China, like many countries, is hoping that the new administration in the US will adopt a more cordial approach to foreign relations than its predecessor.
The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) will convene its 13th National Congress in Hanoi from January 25 to February 2.
US President Donald Trump leaves office on January 20. International order and democracy have been seriously damaged in the past four years.
As the first multilateral development bank initiated by China, the AIIB’s “circle of friends” has grown from 57 when it was founded on Jan 16, 2016, to 103 spread across six continents, making it the second-largest multilateral development bank, after the World Bank, in terms of number of members.
The three main challenges ASEAN will face post-pandemic – digitalisation, supply chains, and human capital – have been widely discussed.
January 17 marked the 30th anniversary of the outbreak of the Gulf War, in which multinational forces led by the US launched a military attack against Iraq, which had invaded Kuwait, and restored order.