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The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in its annual flagship report ‘The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017’ that the economic growth for India
China on 2 May welcomed a softer stand taken by South-east Asian countries on the disputed South China Sea at a weekend summit, saying it showed efforts to ease tension were working. The Association of
Remaining signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership launched their first full-fledged negotiations on 2 May afternoon on a so-called TPP 11 trade pact without American participation as new senior partner Japan hoped for an agreement in
The Philippines could be hoping for good deals in China’s “New Silk Road” summit, a former Philippine envoy said 1 May. Former Ambassador Apolinario Lozada Jr. said this could be the reason behind Manila leading
China won approval from Southeast Asian leaders on 29 Apr at a meeting where U.S. allies in Asia have previously criticized Beijing over its actions in disputed maritime territory. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations,