kevin rudd pushes to spearhead asia-pacific union

A tangible march towards regionalism of trade and foreign policy in the asian-pacific countries is being promoted, as the below article states. The important things to mind are the costs and benefits associated with steps towards this direction, and the individual sovereignty of every nation involved. How will this impact the economy and identity of [...]

tibetan protest impacting the election in taiwan

Tibetan monks, nuns and other Tibetan supporters stage a candlelight vigil by walking around the Swyambhunath Stupa in Katmandu. The march was another display of solidarity with Tibetans in Tibet, and occurred shortly after the protest on Monday.

The unrest has created shock waves in another volatile region on China’s periphery, shaking up the [...]