Surface calm

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders’ summit next month in San Francisco will be watched closely by many. American President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to meet on the sidelines of the summit at a time of extreme volatility in the international system.

Baggage bugs

A perennial source of anxiety for air travellers, especially those making connections, is whether their checked-in baggage will arrive at…

Win-win cooperation key to Asia-Pacific

Once again the Asia- Pacific region stands at another historical crossroad. In the face of the new situation, the Asia-Pacific has assumed a more important place in the world and has a greater role to play.