Demographic Winter in the Asia-Pacific - The Asia-Pacific Perspective




Published on May 19, 2014

Welcome back to The Asia-Pacific Perspective, that monthly show where James Corbett of and Broc West of break down all the latest news and headlines from the Asia-Pacific region. In this month's conversation:

Tensions escalates between China and Vietnam over controversial oil rig
Vietnam stifles new demonstrations as China fumes
Hot oil on troubled waters

Japan aims to keep population at 100 million in 2060's
China's housing boom is on shifting demographic sands
Fear of economic blow reducing number of births around the world

Rival Thai Political Groups Risk Violence by Escalating Protests
Thailand: Collapsing Regime Turns to Terrorism
Thai Army to Declare Martial Law if Widespread Violence Breaks Out

March in May protest swells on #Budget2014 outrage
Australia Boosts Defense Spending 6.1%
G20 included in Queensland school curriculum
Japan, U.S. resume TPP talks as ministers gather in Singapore
TPP Negotiations Put Multi-National Profits Before Health
China Pushes its New Pacific Free-Trade Zone at APEC Meeting
South Korea to Disband Coast Guard, Leader Vows
Five Lao officials killed in Plane crash: Thailand
Japan's collective security push sparks controversy
Gazprom Chief Says Russia-China Gas Deal 'One Digit' Away

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