Pacific Island links: Manus Island, Bishop in PNG, New Caledonia’s government collapses and more
India's new Asia-Pacific strategy: 'Act East'
Will school attack finally change Pakistani attitudes to the Taliban?
The history of the new Chinese empire
Sydney siege: A postscript
Christmas of contrasts in Indonesia
Beijing determined to advance sovereignty claims in South China Sea
CIA torture: What did Australia know?
Beijing's South China Sea objective is clear: To extend control
Growth and equality: No trade-off necessary
Should the US retrench from South Korea? Yes
China: Economic war and the humbling of multinationals
Quarter of a million people displaced in Myanmar's humanitarian crisis
Indonesia: Dispelling the ghosts of '98
Iraq: ISIS's error, Maliki's mismanagement, Obama's opportunity
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica
Just how expensive is renewable energy?
China's Xinjiang policy: A Middle East headache
More Sharp Talk from Papua New Guinea
What is foreign aid for, exactly?
Monday linkage: South China Sea, Korea as great power, Japan's tuna and more
3 December 2012 12:03PM
South China Sea:
ASEAN worried about China's latest 'board and search' pronouncement
(thanks Chris), but M Taylor Fravel says this is
not a major escalation
Only if it is unified could Korea become a
great power on the scale of France or the UK
Are defence experts guilty of underestimating
China's military modernisation
Indonesia now has more billionaires than Japan
. (Thanks Steve.)
It's common to hear foreigners in Japan complain of being perpetual outsiders.
But is it true?
Underpaid Chinese bus drivers in Singapore get
little sympathy from local authorities
Beautifully shot little video on Japan's tuna farming industry. Interesting to hear that it takes 13kg of mackerel to produce 1kg of tuna. (H/t
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