Monthly Archives: May 2014

East Asia and the Pacific: U.S. Policy Towards East Asia and the Pacific

It’s a pleasure to be here with the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs to discuss U.S. policy toward East Asia and the Pacific. I appreciate the opportunity to be here…

China and Mekong officials commit to counter rising drug threats

29 May 2014 – Faced with a rapid expansion of illicit drug markets and seizures in China and Southeast Asia, regional drug control officials from the Mekong states – Cambodia,…

Squire Sanders and Patton Boggs Announce Agreement to Combine Firms

— Operating under the name Squire Patton Boggs, the combined firm will offer clients one of the industry’s broadest and deepest practice offerings as part of a truly global platform…

Administrative divisions of Thailand

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Thai Army Demanded To Show Proof Of Safety Of Detained Red Shirts

— Red Shirt Legal Counsel Robert Amsterdam Calls for International Action in Response to Illegal Military Coup LONDON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Following the declaration of an illegal military…

Asians Want To See Official Retirement Ages Rise — Manulife Survey

Retirement age increases needed to mitigate impact of aging populations Greatest public support in Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines; opposition in China Official retirement ages rising in Asia, but some left…

Spin Master Sues Character Options Ltd/Brix N’ Clix and Starfly Factory in China for Infringement of Flutterbye(R) Flying Fairy

TORONTO and LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s largest children’s toy and entertainment company and the world leader in flying toys, announced today that it…
Thailand Energy and Power News

Nuclear power in Thailand

There are no nuclear power plants in Thailand, although the development of one may occur in 2026. Presently, 80% of the country’s total energy comes from fossil fuels. Click to…

Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co., Ltd. Responds to May 8 Announcement by RDA Microelectronics, Inc. Regarding Pending Merger Transaction with Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd.

SHANGHAI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co., Ltd. (“PDSTI”) responded today to a press release issued by RDA Microelectronics, Inc. (“RDA”) on May 8,…