President Xi Jinping said China and Vietnam should value the positive developments in their bilateral relationship, properly handle disputes and expand cooperation.
The rapid development of e-commerce has led to a general decline in traditional retail sales around the world.
The Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) in southern Cambodia has proven a key part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia, providing work opportunities to 14,000 Cambodian nationals and improving the area’s standard of living.
In recent years, Laos has implemented a series of reforms geared towards opening up the country’s economy, attracting foreign investment by offering preferential policies.
Stickers of a young Red Army soldier have been growing in popularity on Wechat, and have begun to dominate other forms of social media in the lead-up to the 80th anniversary of the Long March victory.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his opposition to foreign interference in the South China Sea, warning that such unwelcome overtures would pose a great threat to regional stability.