EDITORIAL

THE Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has been billed as the "mother of all trade agreements", but one major stumbling block is whether one of its most important members - India...

FOREIGN Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on Monday made a pitch for India to keep the faith with "the mother of all trade agreements" which is approaching the final stretch of negotiations between...

[NEW DELHI] India is unlikely to sign a China-backed Asia-Pacific trade pact because of opposition from industry and farmers, a powerful nationalist group tied to Prime Narendra Modi said on...

[WASHINGTON] Singapore's trade minister said on Wednesday he was hopeful that an Asia-wide trade pact, which is backed by China and excludes the United States, could be sealed by the end of...

ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

A CHINA-backed bid to complete the world's largest trade deal - without the United States - was pushed back to 2019 after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree on key terms at a...