China’s seizure of Singapore’s military assets is part of a larger effort to punish neighbours for geo-political faux pas and cozy relations with the U.S.
For America’s allies and rivals alike, there is a deep sense of expectation and exasperation over the foreign policy implications from the Trump Presidency.
The US dollar rallied after Trump’s victory, forcing the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) to lower the yuan’s reference rate for 11 consecutive trading days.
Japan’s interests in the Far East and Central Asia are increasingly linked with Russia standing tough on the Kuril Islands dispute.
Trump’s unexpected victory could change how America interacts with Southeast Asia on issues concerning security, human rights and trade.