The Indo-Asia-Pacific remains the world’s growth engine despite a challenging external environment. The vital region embodies explosive economic growth, vibrant societies, modernizing militaries, rich cultural traditions amid globalization, and strategic competition among major powers. As a result, media coverage of the region is increasing rapidly. Countries in the region include nations as diverse as China, India, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Australia, and Myanmar. This section of The Caravel will strive to not only report the region's major political and economic news, but also to introduce the readers to the rich cultural palette of the region.
Editors: Caroline Schauder, Harry He, and Irene Chun
News from the Indo-Asia-Pacific
As members of the Association of South Eastern Nations (ASEAN) convened in Sydney, Australia over the weekend of March 17…