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11 August 2012

Publication Date : 11-08-2012

 

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak’s islet visit sets off diplomatic brawl with Japan, says The Korea Herald. The Yomiuri Shimbun notes the trip indicates tougher stance on the issue and will affect ties with Japan. The Philippines' weather bureau warns of more monsoon rains that may cause flash floods and landslides, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reports. In business, China's investments into Asean is expected to surge, according to China Daily. Meanwhile, there are speculations that ThaiBev is adding to the F&N stake in order to gain a firm foothold in Asia Pacific Breweries, says The Nation.

 

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