TAILÂNDIA I

REVISTA DE IMPRENSA ASIÁTICA
Por uma perspetiva oriental da imprensa internacional.

“Reform seen as unavoidable given the ballooning cost and the painful lessons learned from the West. As major markets overseas sputter amid political power plays, Thailand needs to get lean and mean, and policy-makers are sharpening their knives to prune public personnel, who account for about 7 per cent of the country's workforce and, with their generous healthcare benefits, 41 per cent of the state budget.”
Ler mais: “Civil-service rebalancing a must” (The Nation, 17 de dezembro de 2012).

TAILÂNDIA II
“Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva's call for eligible voters to "abort" a planned national referendum on amending the constitution sparked a widespread debate yesterday.”
Ler mais: “Call to 'abort' constitution changes spurs debate, warning” (The Nation, 18 de dezembro de 2012).

CHINA
“Chinese and US officials agreed on a number of measures, including export controls and investment, during trade talks in Washington.”
Ler mais: “China and US agree on major trade measures” (China Daily, 21 de dezembro de 2012).

1 The Nation, 21 de dezembro de 2012. Disponível em http://www.nationmultimedia.com/specials/nationphoto/show. php?id=30&pid=14905

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ÁSIA
“Next year does not look promising for the global economy, as Asia appears to be trying to decouple from the rest of the world. But can it do so? (…) Overall, Asia will move solidly forward in the absence of a collapse in Europe or a global systemic financial breakdown.”
Ler mais: “Uncertain global prospects as key Asian economies seek to decouple” (The Nation, 20 de dezembro de 2012).

COREIA DO SUL I
“Two main presidential candidates extended their negative campaigning to Sunday’s television debate as they exchanged barbs over the allegedly illicit electioneering of each camp in the last stretch of the dead-heat race to Cheong Wa Dae. In the third and final debate ahead of Wednesday’s presidential election, candidates Park Geun-hye of the Saenuri Party and Moon Jae-in of the Democratic United Party focused on welfare, education, crime and science policies.”
Ler mais: “Park, Moon clash in final debate, going all out for votes ” (The Korea Herald, 17 de dezembro de 2012)

ÍNDIA
“The campaign for the next Lok Sabha election moved into a higher gear today with the much-discussed Gujarat election seeing the return of Mr Narendra Modi on almost the same terms as in 2007. The Bharatiya Janata Party claimed 115 seats, just two short of the number it had captured the last time, and the win confirmed 62-year-old Mr Modi’s grip for a third time on a state that had been agonisingly polarised following communal violence under his watch in 2002.”
Ler mais: “Modi again but Cong wins HP” (The Statesman, 20 de dezembro de 2012).

COREIA DO SUL II
“Conservative Park Geun-hye clinched a climactic election victory Wednesday to become South Korea’s first female president on the back of pledges for political reform and measured economic democratization.”
Ler mais: “Korea gets first female presidente” (The Korea Herald, 20 de dezembro de 2012).

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COREIA DO SUL-COREIA DO NORTE
“One of the most daunting tasks awaiting President-elect Park Geun-hye is enhancing strained ties with North Korea through a national strategy for peninsular peace and reunification that can gain both domestic and international support.”
Ler mais: “Park’s task on N.K. conundrum” (The Korea Herald, 20 de dezembro de 2012).

JAPÃO II
“Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe plans to establish a joint conference to promote cooperation between relevant organizations to revitalize the economy and end deflation, according to informed sources.”
Ler mais: “ LDP president eyes 'joint conference' to overcome deflation” (The Yomiuri Shimbun, 21 de dezembro de 2012).

JAPÃO-CHINA
“Shinzo Abe, Japan's next prime minister, repeated his hawkish campaign rhetoric on Monday in what some observers called a performance that played to the gallery. There was "no room for talks" on territorial disputes with China, Abe said at a news conference after his Liberal Democratic Party won a landslide victory in Sunday's general election.”
Ler mais: “Abe acts tough on islands disputes with China”(China Daily, 18 de dezembro de 2012).

JAPÃO I
“Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe took steps toward forming his own cabinet Monday, a day after the party won 294 seats in a landslide victory in the House of Representatives election.”
Ler mais: “ Lower House Election 2012/ Abe to appoint cabinet Dec.

26 / LDP head to launch coalition with New Komeito; expected to keep Ishiba” (The Yomiuri Shimbun, 18 de dezembro de 2012).

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