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February 28, 1996 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This week's historic summit between the leaders of Europe and Asia does not pose a threat to the United States' influential role in that region, according to the newly appointed Japanese ambassador to the U.S., Kunihiko Saito. The meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, brings together for the first time the leaders of the 15 European Union nations and their counterparts from the seven-member Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations, Japan, South Korea and China.
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December 8, 1999 | JIM MANN, Jim Mann's column appears in this space every Wednesday
Is it possible to imagine Asia and Europe running themselves some day without the intense American support of the past half century? Don't look now, but at the moment, across both the Atlantic and the Pacific, government leaders are building important new institutions that might eventually enable their regions to function on their own.
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August 27, 1991 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Over the past four decades, those who spoke of East-West tensions in the world meant the bitter Cold War rivalry between Moscow and Washington. But both last week's failed coup in the Soviet Union and a series of recent developments in Asia may presage a different set of East-West divisions in international politics--between a Japan-led Asia on the one hand and the United States and Western Europe, with Moscow as their new partner, on the other.
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March 2, 1996 | From Associated Press
Europe and Asia, trying to modernize ties that have slipped behind the times, on Friday explored ways of increasing economic links but found it impossible to avoid the thorny issue of human rights. The first Asia-Europe economic summit--a two-day meeting between leaders of the 15 European Union nations and 10 of East Asia's most robust economies--seeks to renew Europe's interest in the world's fastest-growing market. Trade is booming, but European investment here is lagging.
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March 2, 1996 | From Associated Press
Europe and Asia, trying to modernize ties that have slipped behind the times, on Friday explored ways of increasing economic links but found it impossible to avoid the thorny issue of human rights. The first Asia-Europe economic summit--a two-day meeting between leaders of the 15 European Union nations and 10 of East Asia's most robust economies--seeks to renew Europe's interest in the world's fastest-growing market. Trade is booming, but European investment here is lagging.
NEWS
December 8, 1999 | JIM MANN, Jim Mann's column appears in this space every Wednesday
Is it possible to imagine Asia and Europe running themselves some day without the intense American support of the past half century? Don't look now, but at the moment, across both the Atlantic and the Pacific, government leaders are building important new institutions that might eventually enable their regions to function on their own.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1996 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This week's historic summit between the leaders of Europe and Asia does not pose a threat to the United States' influential role in that region, according to the newly appointed Japanese ambassador to the U.S., Kunihiko Saito. The meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, brings together for the first time the leaders of the 15 European Union nations and their counterparts from the seven-member Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations, Japan, South Korea and China.
NEWS
August 27, 1991 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Over the past four decades, those who spoke of East-West tensions in the world meant the bitter Cold War rivalry between Moscow and Washington. But both last week's failed coup in the Soviet Union and a series of recent developments in Asia may presage a different set of East-West divisions in international politics--between a Japan-led Asia on the one hand and the United States and Western Europe, with Moscow as their new partner, on the other.
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