Room remains for upgrade of the RCEP
Production capacity cooperation is the heart of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) in pursuit of common regional prosperity and synergized development. Such goals were enshrined in the Joint Statement on Production Capacity Cooperation among Lancang- Mekong Countries in 2016. A new initiative called “Multi- Nation, Multi-Park,” based on the experience of the China- Malaysia “Two Countries, Twin Parks” model, was launched at the 3rd LMC Leaders’ Meeting in August 2020. The leaders involved in designing the plan hold high expectations for its power to promote investment, create jobs, build capacity, reduce poverty, and foster technical and innovation cooperation.
The third volume of Xi Jinping: The Governance of China has been well received by local readers after its Chinese and English editions were released last year in countries neighboring China such as Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. Recently, leaders and alumni of Surya University and Surya College of Education, both renowned Indonesian private higher education institutions, shared their personal reflections on the book authored by Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Here, we present some selections from their writings.
China’s ASEAN economic zones wrestle in the shadow of the China-U.S. clash and COVID-19 pandemic By Hao Nan Since China’s “going global” initiative began in
By Chen Yiyuan Located at the crossroads to Belt and Road connecting the continent and the sea, Southeast Asian countries are at the junction of
Co-published report focuses on ASEAN development initiatives in the short to medium term