Mekong region: A new growth centre for Asia

Inclusive and open regionalism has been the driving force for growth in the region and the Greater Mekong Subregion countries must endeavour to ensure that regional initiatives benefit all the GMS member states, argues Chheang Vannarith. Geographically located between the two Asian giants, China and India, ...

Chheang Vannarith

Engendering an inclusive Asean

For an inclusive Asean to happen, each member country must have some sort of policy alignment with the larger regional frameworks if they are to fully benefit from improved physical, institutional and people-to-people linkages, argues Sok Chenda Sophea. Keep reading ...

Sok Chenda Sophea

Beijing promotes ‘inclusive’ soft power in new Mekong scheme

China planned to utilise the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) as a driving force to build a community in the Mekong basin, while making clear that the LMC would not replace other cooperative schemes in the region, a senior Chinese official said yesterday.Keep reading ...


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