Japan’s Foreign Policy in the Mekong Region

The tenth Japan-Mekong Summit was held on October 9 in Tokyo. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ...

Thai post-coup foreign policy

On the surface, it seems that Thailand has been able to exploit its relationship with China to offset Western sanctions. But reconciliation with the West was also perceived as a success of Thailand’s pro-China policy. Keep reading ...

Successfully hosting WEF ASEAN, a focus of Vietnam's foreign policy in 2018

The World Economic Forum ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) is scheduled to take place in Hanoi in mid-September.  []In 2016, at the initiative of Vietnam, the first WEF on the Mekong region was held in Hanoi to connect and promote the Mekong region with the world’s largest corporations. Keep ...

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