Demographic Winter in the Asia-Pacific – The Asia-Pacific Perspective

Welcome back to The Asia-Pacific Perspective, that monthly show where James Corbett of corbettreport.com and Broc West of apperspective.net break down all the latest news and headlines from the Asia-Pacific region. In this month’s conversation:

STORY #1:
Tensions escalates between China and Vietnam over controversial oil rig
http://ur1.ca/hcf0d
Vietnam stifles new demonstrations as China fumes
http://ur1.ca/hcf0f
Hot oil on troubled waters
http://ur1.ca/hcf0z

STORY #2:
Japan aims to keep population at 100 million in 2060’s
http://ur1.ca/hcf19
China’s housing boom is on shifting demographic sands
http://ur1.ca/hcf17
Fear of economic blow reducing number of births around the world
http://ur1.ca/hcf1x

STORY#3:
Rival Thai Political Groups Risk Violence by Escalating Protests
http://ur1.ca/hcf1z
Thailand: Collapsing Regime Turns to Terrorism
http://ur1.ca/hcf26
Thai Army to Declare Martial Law if Widespread Violence Breaks Out
http://ur1.ca/hcf2c

OTHER A-P HEADLINES:
March in May protest swells on #Budget2014 outrage
http://ur1.ca/hcf2t
Australia Boosts Defense Spending 6.1%
http://ur1.ca/hcf2y
G20 included in Queensland school curriculum
http://ur1.ca/hcf30
Japan, U.S. resume TPP talks as ministers gather in Singapore
http://ur1.ca/hcf35
TPP Negotiations Put Multi-National Profits Before Health
http://ur1.ca/hcf3a
China Pushes its New Pacific Free-Trade Zone at APEC Meeting
http://ur1.ca/hcf3j
South Korea to Disband Coast Guard, Leader Vows
http://ur1.ca/hcf3x
Five Lao officials killed in Plane crash: Thailand
http://ur1.ca/hcf40
Japan’s collective security push sparks controversy
http://ur1.ca/hcf46
Gazprom Chief Says Russia-China Gas Deal ‘One Digit’ Away
http://ur1.ca/hcf4g

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