If no one agrees to the rules, it’s hard to play the game. This is increasingly true in Southeast Asia’s various democratic or semi-democratic states, most acutely now in Thailand, but the dynamic is evident in Malaysia, Cambodia and even Indonesia....
TOKYO (AP) — Southeast Asian nations are hoping Japan and China will mend their frayed ties, to help minimize the risk of tensions flaring into conflict in the region, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Friday. “It must be said that good relations between China and Japan are critical to the future of our region,”...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Burma’s president brought additional typhoon aid with him on Wednesday as he began a three-day visit to the Philippines, where he is also expected to seek support for his country’s hosting of an Asian summit next year. President Thein Sein is to meet his Philippine counterpart, Benigno Aquino III, on Thursday...
That means energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are going to double by 2035 writes Asia Sentinel. Energy demand in Southeast Asia has expanded by two and a half times since 1990 – and is still only about half the global average as the global energy epicenter shifts to Asia, according to a new report released this...
Much is made about the 21st century belonging to Asia, but what exactly does this mean? This is not a question of the region’s rising economic and political importance, but the broad strokes in which observers seem to brush over the continent is rather misleading. Talks of Asian growth are largely specific to China and...
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