China faces increasing economic headwinds that call into question not only its near-term growth outlook but the longer-term sustainability of its economic success.
Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was buried today amidst the sadness and gratitude of his fellow Singaporeans. Over a million of his compatriots, a fifth of the island’s entire population, attended the funeral cortege, either directly on the route or in community centers he created.
The Chinese economy is off to a bumpy start in 2015. The International Monetary Fund is projecting real growth of 6.8 percent this year, the slowest in a quarter century.
The Korea Chair team takes a biweekly look back at events of interest in Washington, Seoul, and the region from March 12 - March 25, 2015.
President Xi Jinping officially appointed Li Jinjun as the 17th ambassador to the DPRK on March 18 in an announcement made by a Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress press release.
Between 6:31AM to 6:41 AM on Sunday, March 2, North Korea fired off two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) from the western port city of Nampo into the East Sea. A few hours after the Scud-Cs landed into the sea, the U.S. and the ROK began their annual joint military exercises Key Resolve (March 2 – 13) and Foal Eagle (March 2 – April 24).
Early this morning, the founder and spiritual leader of Singapore, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, passed away with his family, citizens of Singapore, and people around the world literally and figuratively at his bedside, wishing him peace and contemplating his legacy.
With 2015 targeted as the year in which it becomes a single political-security and economic community, ASEAN has become the subject of numerous commentaries. In a recent S.
The Philippine National Police’s Special Action Force launched a raid on January 25 in Mamasapano on the southern island of Mindanao that killed wanted terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, known as Marwan, but at the cost of 44 police commandos’ lives.