Asia Pacific Regional Developments

Title:

 Abe vies with China for influence over ASEAN gateways

Author:

Nikkei

Source:

Nikkei Asian Review

Date:

 November 3, 2016

Description:

TOKYO -- The warm welcome afforded Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, here Wednesday underscores Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's eagerness to counter Chinese overtures to a country, like the Philippines, of great geopolitical importance in Southeast Asia.

Tags: Commentary, ASEAN, South China Sea, Shinzo Abe