Asia Pacific

Analysts believe the US commitment to the Asia-Pacific is likely to stick, regardless of the bitter and controversial campaign rhetoric and the prospect of new policy settings in the Oval Office. Malarvili Meganathan canvasses views on the regional economic, political and security challenges facing America’s next president.

Human rights advocates say ASEAN leaders are paying even less attention than usual to human rights concerns across the region despite their commitment to ramp up ties on a range of issues at this year’s leaders gathering in Laos.

Asia Pacific