TITLE

Contest for Influence in Asia-Pacific

AUTHOR(S)
Yew, Lee Kuan
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;6/18/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author examines the effort of China to influence other countries in the Asia-Pacific region as part of its economic growth. It was noted that only the U.S. and Japan have expressed concern that China's increased military spending heralds a more aggressive foreign policy. According to the author, China has made a free trade agreement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries. He added that China has been taking steps to avoid conflicts and improve its foreign relationships.
ACCESSION #
25524661

 

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