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China eyes a strategic port in the Philippines

A sudden and unexpected bankruptcy has provided China with a unique opportunity to win control of a Philippine...

Southeast Asians See China Replacing US as Regional Power, Survey Finds

Three-quarters of educated professionals surveyed across the ASEAN bloc say China is the country most likely to fill...

Japan, not China, may be winning Asia’s infrastructure investment contest

Before China began courting Southeast Asia with infrastructure investments through its Belt and Road Initiative, Japan was the...

Indonesia has benefited from the US-China trade war, minister says

The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has opened up new opportunities for Indonesia, the Southeast...

China seeks big-ticket payback from Myanmar

  As China surges forward again in Myanmar, new pressure to restart a controversial dam project could represent a watershed moment for bilateral relations. The Beijing-backed...

China promotes use of yuan among Southeast Asian nations

  China published a five-year blueprint on Friday seeking economic and financial integration between southern Guangxi province and Southeast Asia, representing Beijing's latest effort to...

If Brunei Takes China’s Energy Deal, Neighbors May Follow

  Brunei, an oil-rich nation in Southeast Asia, watched with near horror as world energy prices fell from 2014 to 2016. Reserves were running out....

ASEAN and China tout progress over South China Sea

  Leaders from Southeast Asia and China say they're making progress in keeping the peace in the disputed South China Sea as they work towards...

China Reshapes The Vital Mekong River To Power Its Expansion

  Chinese tourists account for more visitors to Thailand — and much of Southeast Asia — than from any other country. The Thai village of Sob...

Is the ‘king of fruit’ set to conquer the Chinese market?

  BEIJING: Fragrant to some, repulsive to others. China’s love for durian has skyrocketed in recent years, and the "king of fruit" is now used to flavour products...