Remaining TPP Members Vow to Move Forward Without US

Trade leaders of the 11 remaining countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have agreed to continue working to finalize the deal without US participation.

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Amid Concerns Over East Sea, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to Visit US This Month

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will begin a visit to the United States on May 29, culminating in a stop at the White House on May 31.

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Phnom Penh Might Get $800m Sky Train Network

As construction of Saigon’s metro system slowly chugs along – with a few stops along the way – its closest sister city, Phnom Penh, is planning an urban rail system of its own.

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Japanese Princess Mako to Give Up Royal Status to Marry a Commoner

One of Japan’s princesses has set her mind on marrying a member of the public, reigniting debate over the country’s outdated imperial law.

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Asia's Rapidly Aging Population Is a Threat to Regional and Global Economy: IMF

Asia’s population is aging so fast that in just a few decades, the region might stop being the top contributor to the global workforce.

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Tokyo's Pride Parade Last Week Draws Record Number of Participants

Last weekend thousands thronged the streets of Tokyo to join Japan's largest Rainbow Pride parade to date.

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Yangon: Lessons From a Neighbor That Banned Bikes

As Saigon is mulling a complete ban on motorbikes – first, in the city’s downtown area and then, city-wide, perhaps - it’s high time to look at the situation in Yangon, where a similar ban was implemented more than ten years ago.

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China Faces Staunch Opposition in Thailand Over Project to Widen the Mekong River

China is in hot water with Thai conservationists for its plan to remove rocky outcrops on the Mekong River.

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ASEAN Softens Stance on China's East Sea Actions, Moves Toward Code of Conduct

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) softened its stance on China's activities in the East Sea after a recent summit.

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Singapore Airlines Launches First Flight Powered by Sustainable Biofuels

Earlier this week, Singapore Airlines (SIA) successfully launched its first flight supported by sustainable biofuels.

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China Launches First Domestically Built Aircraft Carrier

China’s navy received a major boost to its capabilities after launching its first domestically designed and produced aircraft carrier earlier today.

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