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Asian News Outlook

In Pakistan, the past two weeks were marked by mass demonstrations organised by opposition leader and former international cricket star Imran Khan.

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On August 21 and 22, Chinese President Xi Jinping paid a two-day official visit to Mongolia, during which both sides agreed to boost bilateral ties by upgrading their relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership.

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On 12 August, three weeks after the 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting co-chaired by Catherine Ashton and Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pham Binh Minh, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy carri

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From 8 to 10 August, the 21st meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), the 4th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting and the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' meeting were held in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw under the motto "Moving forward in Unity to

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On August 7, 2014, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) convicted the two top surviving cadres of the Khmer Rouge regime, Nuon Chea, 88 and Khieu Samphan, 83, and sentenced them to 35 years in prison.

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On Monday, 4 August 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded an “historic” visit to Nepal, constituting the first visit to the Himalayan nation by an Indian Prime Minister in 17 years.

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On 5 August 2014, the Japanese cabinet released Japan’s annual defence white paper, containing an assessment of the security environment surrounding Japan, the country’s national security strategy, the National Defence Program Guidelines, strategies to actively promote Japan’s security cooperation with other countries, as well as the cabinet decision on exercising the right to collective self-defence.

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Dr Chan-un Park, professor at the Hanyang University Law School visited EIAS on Wednesday, July 23.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has wrapped up a six-day trip to Britain and Greece. The visit infused fresh vigor into China's ties and cooperation with the two countries and with Europe as a whole.

On June 23-27 2014, EIAS, in cooperation with the European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP), organised a training course on 'Strengthening knowledge and understanding of trade remedy measures, the EU's competition policy and related issues' for a visiting delegation of 14 senior officials from the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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A new call for applications under the Lotus Unlimited project has now been opened. This is a limited call, for certain levels only. The call will be open until 31 July 2014.

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issue

The Special Issue of the International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), focusing on 'Tourism in Asia: Trends and Challenges', seeks to nurture interdisciplinary work among researchers in the field of tourism, travel, culture, consumer behaviour, leisure, marketing, hospitality and sport in Asia.