17 Jan '12, 9pm

If the Republicans ran US-Asia relations...: Yet, more than usual, the two are inter-linked, especially in relat...

With the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire and South Carolina primaries done, the Republican nominations are heating up. In deciding their candidate to face incumbent United States President Barack Obama, domestic issues and not foreign policy have been the focus. Yet, more than usual, the two are inter-linked, especially in relation to US-Asian ties. When Americans decry jobs lost and unfair trade, many fingers point to Asia and especially China. As citizens ponder their future, the question arises of competition with China to be No 1 in the world. Asians should look to the Republican nomination process not only as a partisan exercise but for what it shows of the mood among Americans. Moreover, given how Mr Obama's poll numbers have been slipping, it is by no means inconceivable that a Republican could win the elections later this year. PLEDGE TO 'BEAT CHINA' Until recently, ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Commentary/EDC120118-0000009/I...

Tweets

US, Singapore enhance relations

US, Singapore enhance relations

channelnewsasia.com 19 Jan '12, 2am

SINGAPORE: The first United States-Singapore Strategic Partners Dialogue took place in Washington DC on Wednesday. It was ...

Singapore has one of the lowest tuberculosis rates in Asia

Singapore has one of the lowest tuberculosis ra...

straitstimes.com 18 Jan '12, 8am

Researcher at Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases at Chromos. The institute is dedicated to discover treatments for d...

Keystone XL shot down, Republicans whine about it

Keystone XL shot down, Republicans whine about it

grist.org 18 Jan '12, 9pm

The State Department has recommended that the Keystone XL pipeline application be “determined not to serve the national in...

Future Music Festival Asia akan diadakan di Malaysia. DETAILS:

Future Music Festival Asia akan diadakan di Mal...

budiey.com 18 Jan '12, 7am

Livescape dan Future Entertainment akan menganjurkan Future Music Festival Asia yang mana tak lama lagi akan diumumkan kep...

Teakha, a cute new tea shop opens in Sheung Wan...

asiatatlerdining.com 19 Jan '12, 3am

If you are fans of natural flavour and organic food, don't miss this chance to visit one of the best-kept secrets in Hong ...

Libertarian Ron Paul is dilemma for Republicans...

sg.news.yahoo.com 14 Jan '12, 8pm

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (Reuters) - The Republican Party is faced with a dilemma: how to handle a popular, unorthodox pre...

INFOGRAPHIC: Greenest U.S. States

earth911.com 19 Jan '12, 2pm

Have you ever wondered how your home state measures up when it comes to sustainability? Well, green building consulting fi...