Amid trust deficit, Asean should get its act together and take lead as US-Sino rivalry plays out in the region.
Since China’s ascension to the World Trade Organisation in 2001, its meteoric economic rise has been observed with caution. The narrative that China will soon overtake the American economy emerged quickly. In less than a decade, China overtook Japan as the second largest economy, demonstrating its economic heavyweight and imminent rise.
By Angeline Tan