31 Mar '16, 12pm

Asia Pacific|One Envoy's Take on China's Hardball Diplomacy - New York Times

Photo A photograph provided by the Philippine military of Chinese construction on Johnson South Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands. The Philippines and several other Southeast Asia countries have unresolved territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea. Credit Armed Forces of The Philippines, via European Pressphoto Agency BEIJING — Chinese diplomats are known to be tough, but it is rare to hear descriptions of how tough. A senior Singaporean diplomat has pulled back the veil and has talked about China ’s efforts to put smaller Asian countries in their place. In a speech on Wednesday, the diplomat, Bilahari Kausikan , ambassador at large and policy adviser in Singapore ’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who is known around Asia and in Washington for his candor, said that Chinese diplomats “perversely” often go out of their way to “accentuate rather than assuage anx...

Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/01/world/asia/china-singap...

Tweets

One envoy’s take on China’s hardball diplomacy ...

nytimes.com 31 Mar '16, 12pm

Photo A photograph provided by the Philippine military of Chinese construction on Johnson South Reef in the disputed Sprat...

Sinosphere: One Envoy’s Take on China’s Hardbal...

nytimes.com 31 Mar '16, 12pm

Photo A photograph provided by the Philippine military of Chinese construction on Johnson South Reef in the disputed Sprat...

"One Envoy’s Take on China’s Hardball Diplomacy...

myaccount.nytimes.com 31 Mar '16, 12pm

To save articles or get newsletters, alerts or recommendations – all free. Don't have an account yet? Create an account » ...

@defense_news

defensenews.com 01 Apr '16, 1am

China to US: ‘Be Careful’ in South China Sea Beijing’s Defense Ministry on Thursday warned the US navy to “be careful” in ...

Pavlovian conditioning and 'correct thinking' on the South China Sea

Pavlovian conditioning and 'correct thinking' o...

straitstimes.com 31 Mar '16, 9pm

Even in scenarios short of war, I doubt that China really considers the deployment of military assets on these artificial ...

"In Singapore, a Home That’s Naturally Green" by JANE A. PETERSON via NYT https://t.co/Ba9JZ2mcWL

"In Singapore, a Home That’s Naturally Green" b...

nytimes.com 31 Mar '16, 11am

Photo The B House is built to be livable without the use of air-conditioning. Credit Jane A. Peterson SINGAPORE — In the u...

Malaysia summons China ambassador over alleged ...

channelnewsasia.com 31 Mar '16, 12pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Thursday (Mar 31) that it had summoned the Chinese ambassador to register its concerns over...

Ethereum, a Virtual Currency, Enables Transacti...

nytimes.com 28 Mar '16, 1am

Photo Joseph Lubin, right, founded ConsenSys, which specializes in applications that run on Ethereum. Andrew Keys, left, i...

Over 53% Of New gTLD Are Registered In China: J...

thedomains.com 31 Mar '16, 1pm

I guess the China portion is rather an unexpected (and perhaps unpleasant) development for ICANN. They apparently had in m...

Malaysia summons China ambassador over alleged ...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Apr '16, 12am

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Thursday (Mar 31) that it had summoned the Chinese ambassador to register its concerns over...

via @WSJ

wsj.com 01 Apr '16, 4am

By any global measure, a prime minister of Singapore presides over a minuscule patch of earth and speaks for a tiny fracti...

.@TigerWoods Foundation to take over running of...

pga.com 30 Mar '16, 9pm

Tiger Woods is going back to the PGA Tour event at Riviera for the first time since 2006. The Tiger Woods Foundation will ...

Tee times for Friday's Rd. 1 of the @MGRclassic...

pgatour.com 31 Mar '16, 5pm

Did you know you can save your preferences across all your digital devices and platforms simply by creating a profile? Wou...