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09 July 2012

Publication Date : 09-07-2012

 

Nuclear weapons states will not sign the protocol of the Southeast Asian nuclear treaty at this week’s meeting as many of them still have reservations, reports The Nation. Tokyo's political stance toward China's Diaoyu Islands will cast a shadow over relations between China and Japan, says China Daily. The US-Japan alliance will play a crucial role in countering China's rising influence in the region, according to The Korea Herald. The Philippines and Japan agree to enhance their bilateral cooperation on shared regional strategic concerns, reports Philippine Daily Inquirer. Days before the polls, doubts loom on voters' list, writes The Jakarta Post. 

 

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