South China Sea

China not invited to Trump’s inauguration


China has not received an official invitation to attend the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, which will be held on January 20th.

However, former Taiwanese Prime Minister Yu Shyi-kun will represent the island at the ceremony.  Along with attending the inauguration, the Taiwanese delegation will hold talks with politicians, academics, and overseas representatives of the Chinese community, as the ministry has informed on its website.

ASEAN Summit: Geopolitical Importance


The summit of ASEAN countries' leaders has been launched in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. On the agenda are issues of deepening integration, mutual cooperation, settling disputes, and cooperation with other centers of world development (the US, China, Russia, the EU).

Malaysia against unipolarity


Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak declared that the Muslim world should reject foreign intervention, as it clearly led to devastating results as seen in many countries.