The RCEP, which covers one-third of the world's population and economy, agreed on terms that China helped design.
The strongmen leaders of dictatorial nations are notably silent about Biden's election, who's likely to be more constructive on trade with Asia.
Are U.S. politicians really rocking to Lil Uzi Vert's Futsal Shuffle, and worried their efforts will fall into Chinese hands?
Several asian nations will experience significant economic damage from the coronavirus, according to forecasts by Standard & Poor's.
Plus, "smart rings" for detecting Covid-19 and quick looks at Salesforce.com and Zscaler.
Indian state companies will cancel contracts with China after a deadly border clash, while a retired major tells consumers to throw out their Chinese goods.
The rupee has weakened after 20 Indian soldiers and an unknown number of Chinese troops died in combat at a contested snow-desert gorge.
A styrene leak allegedly killed a dozen people near a major port in India, yet the shares of the chemical plant's owner barely budged in response.
Hong Kong and South Korea are notable success stories. But India's travails appear to be only beginning, a path other underdeveloped nations may follow.
India's drugmakers aim to manufacture generic versions of any coronavirus 'cure', even before the full findings as to how effective they are.