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Security Issues Top ASEAN Agenda as Diplomats Arrive in Bali

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian diplomats have begun arriving in Indonesia for a regional conference that is expected to dwell on security issues, including disputes in the South China Sea. Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations open their annual meeting in Bali Tuesday, and then invite China, Japan and South Korea to join them Thursday […]

ASEAN Said Ready to Hand China Draft Code of Conduct

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese news outlets say China will be presented with a draft code of conduct for the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian nations in Indonesia next week. Japan’s NHK television quotes diplomats Thursday as saying the draft will address military exercises and exploration for natural resources, as well as appropriate responses to […]

ASEAN Said Ready to Hand China Draft Code of Conduct

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese news outlets say China will be presented with a draft code of conduct for the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian nations in Indonesia next week. Japan’s NHK television quotes diplomats Thursday as saying the draft will address military exercises and exploration for natural resources, as well as appropriate responses to […]

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German Chancellor Questions Burma’s Bid for ASEAN Chair

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for Burma to improve its human rights record before it is permitted to serve as chair of ASEAN. Speaking Thursday at an international forum in Singapore, Ms. Merkel said she is “a little bit concerned” about Burma’s bid to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. The […]

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