The Asia Pacific, Research Journal of Area Study Centre, Far East & South East Asia is the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) recognized, peer-reviewed, and annually published journal in the field of social sciences. The prime purpose of bringing out this journal is to provide a forum to researchers, scholars, and academicians interested/engaged in interdisciplinary research on cultural, ethnic, linguistic, political, economic, security, trade, and business aspects of the Far East & Southeast Asian region.