“US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was to leave for Europe, Asia and the Middle East Thursday including a four-day visit to Cambodia, the State Department said. A statement said Clinton would visit Vietnam and Laos before arriving in Phnom Penh next Wednesday for events related to the annual meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers. Clinton is scheduled to take part in the ASEAN Regional Forum, the East Asia Foreign Ministers Meeting and the US-ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference.”
Ler mais: “Clinton bound for regional, bilateral meetings in Cambodia” (The Cambodia Herald, 6 de Julho de 2012).

Ler mais: “ Laos, Vietnam push for greater progress in border demarcation” (Vientiane Times, 6 de Julho de 2012).

“Amending the Constitution to allow a new one to be written is the "destruction of the current charter and violation of the principles of democracy", law professor Suraphol Nitikraipot said yesterday - the first day of the Constitution Court trial against the proponents of the amendment bills. Suraphol, former rector of Thammasat University who is a key witness for the petitioners, said the post-coup Constitution of 2007 was the only one that was endorsed by the public in a nationwide referêndum.”
Ler mais: “'Rewriting violates democratic principles' “ (The Nation, 6 de Julho de 2012).

“Two containers carrying goods for Nato forces crossed the Chaman border into Afghanistan on Thursday.”
Ler mais: “Two Nato containers cross into Afghanistan” (Dawn, 5 de Julho de 2012).

“Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met yesterday British Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Jeremy Browne, both noting the growth of bilateral relations as part of the Strategic Partnership Agreement.”
Ler mais: “Bilateral relations grow with UK” (Viet Nam News, 6 de Julho de 2012).

“Putting newer measures for building trust on the table may appear attractive, but when foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India meet on Wednesday their chief concern will be implementation of the already agreed steps.”
Ler mais: “ Foreign secretaries to meet tomorrow: Delhi talks to focus on agreed steps’ implementation” (Dawn, 2 de Junlho de 2012).

“President Benigno Aquino on Monday said he may ask the United States to deploy spy planes over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) to help monitor the disputed waters, a move that could worsen tensions with its giant neighbor China.”
Ler mais: “Aquino wants US spy planes over West Philippine Sea” (Philippine Daily Inquirer, 3 de Julho de 2012).

“The incorrigible naysayers were isolated and the maligned idealists were rewarded by India and Pakistan whose foreign secretaries set the stage on Thursday for a political engagement between the two countries — despite the never ending hiccups — to consolidate the gains of their revived dialogue.”
Ler mais: “Krishna to visit Pakistan in September” (Dawn, 5 de Julho de 2012).

“The Philippines on Wednesday protested China’s move placing virtually the entire West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), including the Philippine territory of Macclesfield Bank and its surrounding waters, under the jurisdiction of a newly created city.”
Ler mais: “Philippines protests China’s moving in on Macclesfield Bank” (Philippine Daily Inquirer, 6 de Julho de 2012).

“Laos and Vietnam have identified 787 locations for border markers, equal to 94 per cent of the total, with 658 markers having been installed so far. Starting in 2008, the project aims to install more than 800 additional border markers along the common border between Laos and Vietnam to more clearly define the boundary.”

“Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met with visiting President of Cuba's Council of State and the Council of Ministers Raul Castro Ruz in Beijing on Friday, calling for expanded win-win


cooperation in such areas as trade, agriculture, technology, energy and infrastructure.”
Ler mais: “China expects stronger substantial co-op with Cuba” (China Daily, 6 de Julho de 2012).

Tianjin Eco-City, projects that represent a high level of bilateral cooperation, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday during a meeting with visiting Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.”
Ler mais: “China to enhance ties with Singapore” (China Daily, 6 de Julho de 2012).

“China pledges to work closely with Singapore and further facilitate the construction of the Suzhou Industrial Park and

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