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04 June 2012

Publication Date : 04-06-2012

 

The China Daily reports that despite the US claiming that its naval shift to the Asia-Pacific is not designed at containing China, the strategy needs closer attention, says a Chinese general. A former US defence official describes as foolish recent calls from the US Congress for the redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula, writes The Korea Herald. The political heat is rising again in Thailand as major parties call for street protests over a proposed legislation aimed at reconciling the political divide in the country, according to The Straits Times. Nepal and China start talks on security- and border-related issues to build bilateral mechanisms on checking cross border crime, says The Kathmandu Post. Marking the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen protest today, China is urged to face the historical facts of the massacre and to pursue political and human rights reforms in the country, reports The China Post.

 

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