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15 August 2012

Publication Date : 15-08-2012

 

The Korea Herald notes that North Korea is steping up its economic diplomacy by holding talks with China and Japan. The Yomiuri Shimbun also reports on the coming bilateral talks between Tokyo and Pyongyang, the first in four years. The United States says the visa issued to former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was done under US laws and has no bearing on domestic politics in Thailand, The Nation reports. Taiwan will not budge on its sovereignty over the disputed Tiaoyu Islands, a report in The China Post says. The eight-year manhunt for China's most wanted ends in a Chongqing alley, China Daily says.

 

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