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January 28, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of six Southeast Asian nations, which include some of the world's fastest-growing economies, convened a summit Monday to map plans for a common trade policy and to discuss the security of their region in the post-Cold War era.
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December 14, 1992 | CATHERINE FOSTER, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
Imagine a Southeast Asia where endemic poverty has been almost wiped out and millions of people are clamoring to buy VCRs, processed foods, new homes and designer clothes. That's the vision conveyed by a comprehensive new report by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, "Australia's Business Challenge; Southeast Asia in the 1990s." The area is booming, the report says. The six countries of the Assn.
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NEWS
July 12, 1988 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz on Monday bluntly warned the nations of East Asia that they should not count on expanding exports to the United States and should start trying to sell more goods elsewhere in the world. "To ensure future growth, our trading partners must turn also to other markets or to domestic expansion," Shultz said in what U.S. officials described as a major policy speech on future economic relations with Asia. "The U.S. market is . . .
NEWS
January 29, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of six Southeast Asian nations, vowing to achieve "peace and prosperity" for their booming region, agreed Tuesday to establish a free-trade zone and step up consultations on security matters. Ending a two-day summit conference, leaders from the Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) promised to "constantly seek to safeguard its collective interests" in response to the formation of large economic blocs in North America and Western Europe.
NEWS
June 1, 1991 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vice President Dan Quayle called it "counterproductive." Japan was "cool and impassive." But a proposal for Asian countries to create a trade bloc that could hold its own against North America and a united Europe seems to be catching on in Southeast Asia.
NEWS
January 29, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of six Southeast Asian nations, vowing to achieve "peace and prosperity" for their booming region, agreed Tuesday to establish a free-trade zone and step up consultations on security matters. Ending a two-day summit conference, leaders from the Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) promised to "constantly seek to safeguard its collective interests" in response to the formation of large economic blocs in North America and Western Europe.
BUSINESS
December 14, 1992 | CATHERINE FOSTER, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
Imagine a Southeast Asia where endemic poverty has been almost wiped out and millions of people are clamoring to buy VCRs, processed foods, new homes and designer clothes. That's the vision conveyed by a comprehensive new report by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, "Australia's Business Challenge; Southeast Asia in the 1990s." The area is booming, the report says. The six countries of the Assn.
NEWS
July 21, 1996 | From Associated Press
Southeast Asia's biggest trade group embraced Myanmar's military regime Saturday, dismissing efforts to isolate the junta accused of abusing human rights and repressing pro-democracy activists. The Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations ignored international calls for strong action and instead granted Myanmar observer status within the seven-nation diplomatic club.
NEWS
May 18, 1993 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It seems symbolic that the Singapore government put its Trade Ministry atop a 50-story building made to look like a stack of gold coins. The view from the offices is of thousands of cargo containers waiting to be loaded aboard ships. Singapore's lifeblood is trade, and perhaps more than any other country, it depends upon the movement of goods for its survival.
NEWS
January 28, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of six Southeast Asian nations, which include some of the world's fastest-growing economies, convened a summit Monday to map plans for a common trade policy and to discuss the security of their region in the post-Cold War era.
NEWS
June 1, 1991 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vice President Dan Quayle called it "counterproductive." Japan was "cool and impassive." But a proposal for Asian countries to create a trade bloc that could hold its own against North America and a united Europe seems to be catching on in Southeast Asia.
NEWS
July 12, 1988 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz on Monday bluntly warned the nations of East Asia that they should not count on expanding exports to the United States and should start trying to sell more goods elsewhere in the world. "To ensure future growth, our trading partners must turn also to other markets or to domestic expansion," Shultz said in what U.S. officials described as a major policy speech on future economic relations with Asia. "The U.S. market is . . .
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