US President Donald Trump. Photo: EPA
Bhavan Jaipragas
Opinion

Opinion

Quick Take by Bhavan Jaipragas

China casts long shadow as Donald Trump seeks to strengthen ties with Vietnam and Philippines

US president’s decision to skip his inaugural East Asia Summit will invite the question of whether a hands-off policy towards the region risks creating a vacuum for China to fill

TOP PICKS

US President Donald Trump. Photo: EPA
READ FULL ARTICLE