Jakarta hosted the 43rd ASEAN Summit and related non-binding intergovernmental meetings from 5 to 7 September, with the participation of heads of state and government from the 10 member countries of the alliance and senior officials from India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and Canada, as well as the United States, China and Russia.
The United States would also benefit from a multipolar world order, but for the time being it is not willing to give up its hegemonic role, according to George Yeo, former foreign minister of Singapore, who recently visited Budapest at the invitation of the Danube Institute. He also spoke to Eurasia about how he sees the role of Southeast Asia in the emerging new world order and how Singapore's situation is similar to that of Hungary.
In the geopolitical panel on the first day of this year's Eurasia Forum, Wang Huiyao, founding president of the Center for China and Globalization, and Norbert Csizmadia, chairman of the board of trustees of the Pallas Athéné Domus Meriti Foundation, discussed the challenges of the multipolar world order and globalization and how to solve these problems.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members to stick to innovation, openness, green and inclusive development in promoting regional cooperation in order for the region to usher in another "golden 30 years."
Indonesia’s leading presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto has accused the West of having double standards and losing moral leadership, saying Jakarta has been treated “unfairly” due to protectionist measures imposed on critical minerals, SCMP reported.