Looking back at 2020, I am glad that I made time to read. Here are 10 of my 2020 reads. Most of the books are related to the rise of China, the dynamics of US-China relations, ASEAN, and the Asia-Pacific/Indo-Pacific region. The last two books (no. 9 & 10) are…

The year 2020 is somewhat a consequential year for ASEAN. In 2020, ASEAN turns 53. The year 2020 has also been designated as the Year of ASEAN Identity. Some other monumental agreements were also set to be agreed upon by this year — like that of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership…

On May 27, 2020, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) held a meeting on a Senior Officials level to discuss about the grouping’s response to COVID-19.

APEC Extraordinary Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) on COVID-19, taking place on May 27, 2020.

This meeting is a follow up of APEC’s Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) Statement on COVID-19 that was issued on May 5, 2020.

Previously, APEC…

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