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Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 13, 2022
Polarized world means the end of ASEAN as we know it
Geopolitical shifts have exposed new divisions within ASEAN, and the group's continued relevance will depend on its ability to set more realistic goals.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 17, 2022
What Southeast Asian nations want from Washington
Southeast Asia wants the U.S. to remain deeply engaged in regional affairs but not exacerbate tensions with China.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Aug 7, 2022
Japan to have challenges in ASEAN ties as tensions over Taiwan grow
Southeast Asia is regarded as being at the forefront of the rivalry between Japan and China and recent tensions over Taiwan are expected to create greater diplomatic challenges.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 6, 2022
Japan's top envoy promises Tokyo will help ASEAN with Myanmar issue
During a meeting with Cambodia's prime minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi expressed 'serious concern' about executions of four Myanmar people, including two pro-democracy activists.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 5, 2022
Japan and China lock horns over Pelosi's Taiwan visit and Chinese drills
At an ASEAN meeting involving Japan, China and South Korea, Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi expressed 'grave concern' over the ongoing large-scale drills in the Taiwan Strait.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 4, 2022
China skips foreign minister talks with Japan at ASEAN-linked Cambodia meet
A spokesperson for Beijing said Japan and other G7 countries had unreasonably blamed China for its actions around Taiwan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 2, 2022
Foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi to attend ASEAN talks in Phnom Penh
While in Cambodia, the minister is also arranging to have bilateral meetings with the Chinese and South Korean foreign ministers and trilateral talks with U.S. and Australian counterparts.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 27, 2022
The challenges facing Washington’s Indo-Pacific economic policy
Holding face-to-face meetings with Asian leaders won't gloss over the shortcomings of any initiatives offered by U.S. trade officials.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 11, 2022
China warns Asian nations to avoid being used as 'chess pieces' by big powers
Speaking at the ASEAN secretariat in Jakarta, China's foreign minister Wang Yi said many countries in the region were under pressure to take sides.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jul 10, 2022
Top U.S. diplomat vows to heap pressure on Myanmar junta during visit to Thailand
The top U.S. diplomat praised Thailand's role in a renewed push in Southeast Asia — a key area of competition between China and the United States.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 23, 2022
Japan’s assertive foreign policy can start in Southeast Asia
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been a wake-up call, even for Japan's hawks. Now strong talk needs to be matched with action — at home and abroad.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2022
Rules-based order key to Indo-Pacific security, Japan defense chief tells ASEAN
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Beijing are currently crafting a code of conduct to defuse tensions in disputed areas in the region.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 8, 2022
Japan-developed liver cancer screening system to be introduced in Thailand
Fujifilm has been working toward introducing the system with the Thai Association for the Study of the Liver and the country's health ministry.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 1, 2022
Japan and U.S. hold first strategic talks on ASEAN, with China in sight
The new dialogue focused on how the two allies can bring ASEAN member states closer to a U.S.-led group of free and democratic countries.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 13, 2022
U.S. to invest $150 million in ASEAN infrastructure and security amid China's rise
China is the largest trade partner for ASEAN, but its assertive behavior, including its expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea, has strained relations with some members.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 12, 2022
Biden’s fear of free-trade deals risks isolating friends in Asia
Southeast Asian nations are increasingly disappointed with the U.S. over a lack of progress on trade issues, undermining Biden's efforts to strengthen ties with the region's leaders.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 12, 2022
U.S. to convey importance of Taiwan stability to ASEAN, official says
U.S. President Joe Biden's meeting with ASEAN leaders will mark the start of a series of diplomatic engagements related to the Indo-Pacific region this month.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
May 7, 2022
Biden should give ASEAN leaders face time to improve ties, says Cambodian minister
No individual meetings are currently planned between the U.S. President and Southeast Asian leaders when they gather in Washington for talks on May 12 and 13.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 30, 2022
Rules-based order crucial amid Ukraine crisis, Kishida tells Indonesian leader
Kishida is on an eight-day tour that will also take him to Vietnam and Thailand as he attempts to gain cooperation in opposing Russia's war in Ukraine.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 21, 2022
Kishida and Cambodia's Hun Sen slam violence in Ukraine and Myanmar
Two leaders call for end to “aggression” in Ukraine, without singling out Russia, and the restoration of democracy in Myanmar.

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