As the EU turns 60 amid a divorce from Britain and other midlife crises, the question is increasingly not how it can bounce back, but how it can survive.
After the wave of globalization following the end of World War II, a series of recent events suggest that the tide may well be turning. International trade as a proportion of global gross domestic product has stopped growing in the last decade.
As the largest trade partner of many countries and regions in Asia-Pacific, China is rather influential in the region and one cannot imagine any cooperative economic or trade arrangement without China.
On free trade, globalization and multilateral organizations, the United States has done an about-face on international engagement, calling the vaunted "Washington consensus" into doubt.
The Indonesia-Korea Business Summit 2017 held in Jakarta recently should not only have provided Indonesia with a good opportunity to attract investments but also to learn about economic modernization from South Korea.
Reality is catching up with President Donald Trump.
While India and Pakistan are often distracted by terrorism concerns, they must resolve ongoing border disputes from Kashmir to Sir Creek on the Arabian Sea.
I am delighted to be back in Taiwan for what will actually be my final overseas visit as the U.K. Special Representative for Climate Change.
The best description of the Thailand-Philippine friendship would be as twins separated at birth. Both countries are close allies of the U.S. and each has their ups and downs. They fought side by side as members of the U.N.-led international forces in the Korean War.
As President Donald Trump battles to reinstate his controversial revised travel ban, one overlooked effect has been the havoc wreaked on legal Americans with family abroad.