Global Times

Spirit of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation driving force in building peaceful, prosperous community: Cambodian FM

Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said the spirit of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) is the driving force in building a peaceful and prosperous community. During the first “Lancang-Mekong Week” (March 19-25), Prak Sokhonn told Xinhua in a joint interview that the Phnom Penh Declaration and ...

Global Times Reporter

LMC can be used as example for China to handle trans-boundary river disputes

With persistent concerns expressed by India about China’s exploitation of the Yarlung Zangbo River, upstream from the Brahmaputra River in India, officials and scholars should study the possibility of borrowing on the experience of the Lancang-Mekong cooperation mechanism to resolve disputes along trans-boundary rivers. The ...

US President-elect Trump vows to withdraw from TPP on first day in office

US President-elect Donald Trump announced on November 21 that he will withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on his first day in office. “I’m going to issue a notification of intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a potential disaster for our country,” ...

Alibaba’s presence in ASEAN region will help integrate China, SE Asia markets

Following Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group’s recent announcement of boosting investment and its presence in the market of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a question comes to mind – can China and Southeast Asian countries integrate each other’s huge consumer markets via e-commerce platform? The ...

Cambodian PM's trip to ASEAN-China Expo brings fruitful outcome for bilateral ties: official

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s visit to Nanning in southwestern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has brought closer relations between the two countries, a Cambodian senior official said on September 12. “The prime minister’s visit to Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China ended ...

Domestic firms step up efforts to cut emissions

Domestic energy-consuming companies will get the chance to improve their core competitiveness and sustainable development ability, but still face many challenges after China and the US ratified the Paris climate deal, experts said on September 11. China and the US, the world’s two largest emitters of ...

Competition and bidding wars between Chinese firms impairs ASEAN trade and investment

Three years ago Chinese Premier Li Keqiang outlined a roadmap for a shared “diamond decade” in the relations between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and pledged to expand bilateral trade to $1 trillion and two-way investment by $150 billion by 2020. Given ...

Mekong forum focused on sharing responsibility for common prosperity: expert

The Mekong Forum 2016 served to foster dialogue among partners and agencies of Greater Mekong Subregion countries to pursuing their development targets, an expert said on August 29. “These include reducing poverty and inequality, generating inclusive growth, improving capacity development, and exceeding the sustainable development ...

China should provide disaster relief in ASEAN region to ensure sustainability of economic ties

After a powerful earthquake rocked Myanmar on August 24, China and its neighbors should expedite cooperation over disaster relief, despite the fact that the road for promoting political and social links in East Asia and Southeast Asia is always bumpy due to the complexity of ...

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