China and Cambodia sign free trade agreement: What is the significance?

China and Cambodia signed a landmark free trade agreement (FTA) on Monday (12/10/2020), the first such deal between Cambodia and a foreign state. The agreement covers tourism, trade, agriculture and investment, of which more than 90 percent will be tariff free. Cambodia has been an important ally for China in recent years. It has beenContinue reading “China and Cambodia sign free trade agreement: What is the significance?”

The UK Integrated Security and Defence Review: What can we expect?

Over the past few months, the UK Government has been conducting an Integrated Security and Defence Review, said to be the largest since the end of the Cold War. At its core, its aim is to modernise the armed forces. It comes at somewhat of a defining moment for the UK with the main componentsContinue reading “The UK Integrated Security and Defence Review: What can we expect?”