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China's Territorial Claim at Risk in the South China Sea

Edsel Tupaz | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
Edsel Tupaz

The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague has announced that in July it will be holding the first hearing on the 2013 arbitration case the Philippines filed against China questioning the legal validity of China's '9-dash line' claim over the South China Sea.

U.S. Defense Secretary Traveling To China, Japan To Host Asia Meeting

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will travel to the Pacific next week to convene a meeting of defense ministers from Asia against the...

A Costly No Show

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

History is change. Unless the United States does something radically different or unless the Chinese miracle of operating a booming economy in a repressive society implodes, the question is when China will surpass us economically. Not whether.

ASEAN: What's That and Who Cares? Certainly Not the Common Man in Asia

Sourav Roy | Posted 11.10.2013 | World
Sourav Roy

The common man in almost all its 10-member nations has no clue what ASEAN is about. We're talking here about millions of illiterate, poor, underprivileged Asians who are in the thick of the situation, happy to progress in life, one day after another.

Obama In Indonesia To Solidify Economic, Diplomatic Relations

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama finally begins his twice-postponed Indonesian visit on Tuesday, and though his stay can be seen a homecoming of sorts, he is expected ...

Investing in a Rebalancing of Growth in Asia

Anoop Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anoop Singh

It will take time and steadfast implementation of reforms to boost investment and, in turn, rebalance Asia's growth.

U.S. Apologizes For Raising Philippine Flag Upside Down During Meeting Between Presidents

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — The U.S. government said Sunday it made an "honest mistake" when it displayed an inverted Philippine flag – which wr...

Thai Parliament Dissolution Demanded By Thousands

AP | AMBIKA AHUJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Thousands of protesters surrounded the prime minister's office Tuesday demanding Thailand's parliament be dissolved and new elections ...

ASEAN Charter Signed, Could Soon Have Single Market

AP | NINIEK KARMINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations moved to forge an EU-style community Monday, signing a charter that makes the bl...