Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
Power balance in South China Sea
China wants military exercises and energy exploration with Southeast Asian nations in disputed waters, according to a draft document, but it insists on outside countries being excluded in what analysts say is a bid to diminish US influence.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 01:00
How Trump’s China policy threatens Asia’s power balance
Sheikh Hasina sets off on a visit to India next week in what promises to be the Bangladeshi leader’s most important trip to the neighbour that all-but surrounds her country.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 01:00
The year Asia’s power balance shifted
Even as many yearn for the days when America’s influence kept geopolitics stable in the region, this may go down in history as the year when Asia no longer stood to attention when a US president cleared his throat.