Tag Archives: Asia-Pacific

China Responds to US’s Pacific Pivot

Beijing: China will intensify its vigilance, but not lash out, after the United States announced it will shift most of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020, media reported on Sunday. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Lieutenant General Ren Haiquan’s … Continue reading

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Singapore has the highest proportion of millionaires in 2012

Singapore has the highest proportion of millionaires in the world; 17% of all households in the Asian city-state have wealth of over $1 million. By comparison, 4.3% of households in the United States had wealth of over $1 million, which … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: China’s Military Power is Getting Stronger

In 2009: In 2010: In 2011: In 2012?: The Communist giant is still a long way from building a military as strong as the United States. But as the debt-ridden US Government looks to cut defense costs, China, the world’s second largest … Continue reading

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The US and Australia Signal an Alliance to the Pacific Rim Powers

CANBERRA, Australia — President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that the notion that the United States fears China or wants to exclude the growing power from American economic alliances in the Asia-Pacific region is mistaken. But he said the United States will keep … Continue reading

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