Topic: Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Regional diplomats stepped up efforts Monday to end the clashes along a disputed border between Thailand and Cambodia.
04/25/2011 02:27 pm
Japan has received offers of assistance from 14 international organizations and 102 countries (including a number of unexpected aid donors such as embattled Afghanistan and poverty-stricken Cambodia), according to the latest report from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Japan has accepted help, mostly in the form of search and rescue teams, from 15 countries. Here is an overview of some of the help pouring into Japan as it struggles to dig out from Friday’s 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami.
03/15/2011 01:33 pm
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been under political pressure to address corruption more directly. New data indicate that corruption concerns are affecting both foreign and domestic investment decisions.
02/16/2011 09:15 am
Calls for intervention have met firm rejections from Bangkok, even as Thailand-Cambodia clashes that have already killed 10 people continued into their fourth day.
02/07/2011 10:04 am
Stock exchange alliance of Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand will give investors simultaneous access to all three markets.
11/30/2010 06:31 am
Obama's stops in India and Indonesia balanced security with economic pressures. But back-to-back global summits in Japan and South Korea underscored the administration’s weaker hand with China.
11/15/2010 10:14 am
President Obama hopes to ink a US-South Korea free trade agreement Thursday. Trade deals among Asian countries are all the rage, but some say they may not have much impact.
11/10/2010 11:51 am
Unofficial results say the pro-junta party won 80 percent of the vote in the Burma (Myanmar) election. Critics charge systematic rigging and voter intimidation.
11/09/2010 09:27 am
President Obama's visit to Indonesia, the world’s fourth-largest democracy and the country with more Muslims than any other, is expected to cover a broader range of issues than his trip to India.
11/09/2010 07:29 am