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Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
April 24, 2014
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
The biennial meeting of naval officials from the Western Pacific approved a new communication agreement.
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
April 23, 2014
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Officials nonetheless remain committed to introducing the harsh penalties.
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Why Obama's Asia Tour Is Bad News for China
April 23, 2014
Why Obama's Asia Tour Is Bad News for China
Obama's trip to Asia will increase perceptions in Beijing that the U.S. seeks to contain China's rise.
Why Obama's Asia Tour Is Bad News for China
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
April 23, 2014
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
North Korea tested its weapons in 2006, 2009, and 2013 at Punggye-ri. Is another test in the works?
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
Beijing: No Meeting Between Chinese, Japanese Naval Chiefs
April 22, 2014
Beijing: No Meeting Between Chinese, Japanese Naval Chiefs
China stressed there would be no one-on-one contact with the visiting Japanese delegation at this week's symposium.
Beijing: No Meeting Between Chinese, Japanese Naval Chiefs
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
April 20, 2014
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
A Catholic priest warns that Baptisms would have to cease under the new laws.
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
China Slows – Will Asia Follow?
April 18, 2014
China Slows – Will Asia Follow?
As the region’s largest economy slows, what impact will it have on the rest of Asia?
China Slows – Will Asia Follow?
Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
April 18, 2014
Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
Is one of Asia’s most repressive states paving the way for gay marriage?
Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
April 18, 2014
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
Putin has created a special economic zone in the Far East as part of a broader effort to boost ties to Asia.
Russia Accelerates Asia Pivot
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
April 18, 2014
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Malaysia and Turkey signed a Free Trade Agreement that is expected to boost trade to $5 billion by 2018.
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
April 17, 2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
A future NATO-like organization in Asia seems more likely than a European NATO seemed at the end of WWII.
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
April 16, 2014
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
The southwest province deserves to be known for more than the recent terrorist attack.
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
How Technology Revolutionized Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
April 15, 2014
How Technology Revolutionized Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
Facebook and Google, the favored tools of dissidents, are now shaping Taiwan’s relationship with China.
How Technology Revolutionized Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
April 12, 2014
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
During his upcoming visit, the U.S. president should not ignore the serious recent setbacks in Malaysian democracy.
Obama in Malaysia: A Strategic Partnership?
China Postpones Panda Diplomacy With Malaysia
April 11, 2014
China Postpones Panda Diplomacy With Malaysia
Plus, the Sunflower Movement moves on, pollution data from Beijing, and US football in Chongqing. Friday China links.
China Postpones Panda Diplomacy With Malaysia
US-ASEAN Defense Ministers Meet in Hawaii
April 11, 2014
US-ASEAN Defense Ministers Meet in Hawaii
The meeting marks the first time ASEAN ministers have met in the United States.
US-ASEAN Defense Ministers Meet in Hawaii
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