That’s what the world is, after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories.
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  • RCEP poised to deliver big dividends

    The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was finally signed in November after eight years of difficult negotiations. Its members -- the 10 Asean nations plus Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea -- represent a very diverse mix, with varying interests and priorities.