• Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
    Trump’s art of romantic diplomacy poses disturbing question
    The international news media have been reporting that the love affair between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is over.
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  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:13
    Fashion diplomacy: S. Korea officials don coats with message to Kim
    Seoul - Seoul security officials are wearing jackets embroidered with a secret well-wishing message for Kim Jong Un, deploying a code representing key moments in inter-Korean relations ahead of a summit between the North Korean and US leaders.
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  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    China’s dangerous hostage diplomacy
    Palpable is the mounting pressure that China now exerts. Call it “hostage diplomacy” or the decidedly colloquial “China’s tit for Canada’s tat”, the death sentence awarded last Monday to Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on drug charges after Ottawa’s detention of a Chinese executive, Meng Wanzhou, is a direly worrisome trans-Atlantic joust.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:56
    Anand’s story: a new perspective
    Anand Panyarachun has long been one of Thailand’s most influential figures. In addition to his stellar career in diplomacy, he has served as a business leader, philanthropist, prime minister, economic liberal and social reformer.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:12
    Pence slams China's 'opaque' chequebook diplomacy
    US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday used an Asia-Pacific regional summit to pillory China's "opaque" chequebook diplomacy in a combative speech.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:32
    US abruptly postpones top-level N.Korea talks
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean official in New York, the latest twist in diplomacy to secure a potentially landmark peace deal.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Countries waking up to risks attached to China loans
    Countries around the world are now rethinking the readily available loans offered by China for infrastructure projects in their countries, after fearing they could fall prey to Beijing’s debt-trap diplomacy.
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:36
    President Moon continues his ‘local restaurant diplomacy’ in Pyongyang
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in has a history of eating at local restaurants on his overseas visits. 
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  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:46
    Korea's first ladies to bond over shared love of music
    The first ladies of the two Koreas are likely to carry out their own form of diplomacy, bonding over their shared interest in music, on the sidelines of the third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. 
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  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    Malaysia right to reject China’s debt-book diplomacy
    Thai leaders should follow suit and stand up to Bejing over onerous conditions attached to infrastructure projects 
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
    The Shinawatras and the global diplomatic merry-go-round
    You don’t need a doctorate to think up the most effective test question for future students of diplomacy – you only need to be Thai. Mine is this: “As the foreign minister of another country, how would you handle the Shinawatra situation if Thailand requested Thaksin’s or Yingluck’s extradition?”
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 01:00
    Will Indonesia bring Rohingya issue to UN Security Council?
    On June 9, after intensified bilateral and multilateral diplomacy and campaigns in the past three years, Indonesia secured a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council for 2019-2020.
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:07
    Koreas discuss joint teams at Asian Games
    The two Koreas on Monday discussed forming unified teams for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia to extend the burgeoning diplomacy on the peninsula that took off at the Winter Olympics.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:16
    Curiousity Diplomacy : North Korea and the rest of Asia
    Thailand, Pyongyang’s fourth largest trade partner, it has a mixed relationship with North Korea.
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  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
    One-way nuclear diplomacy is a ticket to war
    Re: “Old-school Trump will win the day”, Have Your Say, May 30.
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