Материалы: ‘Press Review’

Too Old to Die Young (The 12th National Congress of Vietnam Communist Party)

vietold2

Carlyle A. Thayer Emeritus Professor, The University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra The Vietnam Communist Party (VCP) held its 12th National Congress in Hanoi from 20-28 January. The foreign news media devoted the lion’s share of attention on the contestation for the post of VCP Secretary General between incumbent […]

Ways an Asian War Could Erupt

234914105

Alex Ward   At times of global instability, the places where things remain calm stand out. That is the case with northeast Asia, the area primarily comprised of China, Japan, parts of Russia and the two Koreas. Due to the generosity of the Korean Economic Institute and Korea Foundation, I had the chance recently to […]

Vietnam and Great Power Rivalries

227236970

It all began with apparently innocuous activity reported in both the Russian and Vietnamese press citing the Russian Defense Ministry on January 4. According to the reports, Russian Air Force Il-78 Midas tanker planes were granted access last year to Vietnam’s aerodrome facilities in Cam Ranh Bay, located in the southern Vietnamese province of Khanh […]

Nuclear states shun ASEAN treaty

Supalak Ganjanakhundee, Asia News Network (The Nation), Phnom Penh | World | Mon, July 09 2012 Nuclear weapons states will not sign the protocol of the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapons Free Zone treaty (SEANWFZ) at this week’s ASEAN meeting as many of them still have reservations, Foreign Minister Surapong Towichukchaikul said Sunday. Nuclear powers including […]

Vietnamese protest over islands dispute with China

Associated Press, Hanoi | World | Sun, July 01 2012 A group of Vietnamese marched through the capital’s streets shouting “Down with China!” in a rare protest Sunday following growing tensions over disputed territory in the South China Sea. About 200 people chanted in the rain, some waving flags and holding signs, as they walked […]

TURN ON YOUR LIFE. Sukhoi SSJ 100 Listed Dark History in Indonesia

By Zainal Arifin  Jakarta – Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)notes scrawled in the dark  history of flight. In flight ‘promotion’ in Indonesia, SSJ 100 fared quite  unlucky. Head of Russia SAR suspect aircraft manufacturer that carries 50 people  crashed in the area of ​​Mount Salak, West Java. However, until now there is  no certainty. From […]