Human rights NGOs urge rejection of CETA, RCEP, TPP, TTIP, EU-Vietnam FTA.
The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.
APEC's record of irrelevance is rivaled by few other international forums.
A more stable U.S.-China relationship is needed to avoid great-power conflict in the South China Sea.
It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.
There should be no returning to the unsustainable status quo at the East Asia Summit.
Andrew Wells-Dang questions whether Western capitalism is transforming Vietnam into a neo-liberal paradise.
Beijing is wooing Southeast Asia. Washington can either try to break up the relationship, writes Evelyn Goh, or work out a more peaceable ménage a trois.