Greg Torode

Greg Torode

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Assassinated North Korean Kim Jong-nam’s former life as prince of a hermit kingdom in Macau
All the king's soldiers
24 Sep 2006 - 12:00AM
All the king's soldiers
Suu Kyi's jaunt is truly historic moment
Defying limits
10 Apr 2012 - 12:00AM
Defying limits
Political weapon
27 Sep 2011 - 12:00AM
Political weapon
Rocks ahead
3 Jul 2012 - 12:00AM
Rocks ahead
Heady times
24 Apr 2012 - 12:00AM
Heady times
US envoy sees progress towards full suffrage
Risk growing in maritime dispute, crisis group warns
Kachin ask China to forge peace
Panetta crosses symbolic threshold in Vietnam visit
Shrine visit exposes Japan to new attack
Lost chance
5 Jun 2012 - 12:00AM
Lost chance
Door to Canada is still open: top envoy
China stance is central to the battle for Asean's soul
Preparing for the main event

Amid the manoeuvring and megaphone diplomacy between Beijing and Manila over the disputed Scarborough Shoal, a potential legal time-bomb remains for China - even if the dispute eases.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00AM

Amid the manoeuvring and megaphone diplomacy between Beijing and Manila over the disputed Scarborough Shoal, a potential legal time-bomb remains for China - even if the dispute eases.

Preparing for the main event
'Toothless' code seen as victory for Beijing
Vice-President Xi Jinping to meet US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta
Jakarta effect
31 Jul 2012 - 12:00AM
Jakarta effect
Desperate struggle to forge sea code
Beijing frets over US 'pivot' as defence chief Leon Panetta issues warning

The United States defence secretary, Leon Panetta, flies to Beijing today for his first visit as military chief after warning that China's territorial disputes with its neighbours could degenerate into conflict. While China's fears over the scope and intent of the US' strategic "pivot" back to Asia, from the Middle East, are expected to dominate broader talks, Panetta will also wade into Sino-Japanese tensions over the disputed islands in the East China Sea.

17 Sep 2012 - 12:20PM

The United States defence secretary, Leon Panetta, flies to Beijing today for his first visit as military chief after warning that China's territorial disputes with its neighbours could degenerate into conflict. While China's fears over the scope and intent of the US' strategic "pivot" back to Asia, from the Middle East, are expected to dominate broader talks, Panetta will also wade into Sino-Japanese tensions over the disputed islands in the East China Sea.

Beijing frets over US 'pivot' as defence chief Leon Panetta issues warning
Hong Kong banks used to launder cash by Mongolian network
HK firms linked to Mongolian corruption case
China announces arrival as superpower
Monks join anti-Rohingya marches, adding to pressure on minority
Gag on Liu Xiang injury propaganda lacking even a grain of reason
State Department has 'real concerns' over Sino-US commercial ties
Romney versus Obama: let the television debates begin
Fixed positions in South China Sea
Electoral College means winning most votes may not win US presidency