Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
Indo-Pacific geopolitics The politics of hedging and post-hedging in the Indo-Pacific

ASEAN countries are choosing their own path, which is not to choose sides between the US and China. Simply put, the Southeast Asian states want a stable geopolitical environment to focus on their economic development and do not want to be forced to “take sides” in any hegemonic rivalry

Western-led globalization might end, but the new globalization might have an Eastern face

The appetite around the world has increased for an alternative to Western globalization, but this does not necessarily mean deglobalization