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30/09/2014 - 09:30
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Asian News Outlook

Asian leaders have welcomed the new President-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker’s impending term with positive remarks.

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North Korean diplomat Kang Sok-ju, secretary and director of the Korean Workers' Party International Affairs Department, is visiting Europe this week, with scheduled stops in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Italy.

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On Monday, 1 September 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Premier Zhang Gaoli have initiated the construction of what will be “the world’s largest construction project”, a 3,968 km long pipeline connecting gas fields between Siberia and China’s Northeast.

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On Sunday, August 31 2014, Beijing’s government discarded demonstrator's demands for free, open 2017 Hong Kong’s Chief Executive elections.

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The month of August has seen major European car brands come under fire in China. Earlier this month, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in China accused the three German luxury-car brands - Audi, BMW and Mercedes Benz - of breaching anti-monopoly regulations in the People’s Republic.

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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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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.