US expert condemns China’s violations in Vietnam’s EEZ

US expert condemns China’s violations in Vietnam’s EEZ

China’s deployment of survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi-8 to Tu Chinh reef (Vanguard Bank) in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has violated international law, Associate Prof. Ryan Martinson of the US Naval War College said in an article recently published on the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s m.newsprime.co.kr website.
Cambodia: Investments poured into construction sector increase World

Cambodia: Investments poured into construction sector increase

Cambodia’s construction attracted a total investment of 6.49 billion USD in the first nine months of 2019, up 34.7 percent from 4.82 billion USD over the same period last year, said the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC).
IMF cuts growth forecast for Philippines World

IMF cuts growth forecast for Philippines

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has further slashed its economic growth forecast for the Philippines for 2019 and 2020 to 5.7 percent and 6.2 percent, respectively, as the economy slowed down in the second quarter and external environment worsens.
ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting World

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting

The 18th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on October 15.