Ramos: Japan, China, S. Korea must cooperate
The Yomiuri Shimbun, 30 March 2007

Ready for the Asian Union?
Shim Jae Hoon,
Washingtonpost.com, 29 March 2007


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Ramos: Japan, China, S. Korea must cooperate
The Yomiuri Shimbun, 30 March 2007

The following is the fifth installment of a series of interviews with former East Asian leaders by The Yomiuri Shimbun ahead of the East Asia Senior Leaders' Forum in Fukuoka.

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http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/world/20070330TDY03001.htm

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Ready for the Asian Union?
Shim Jae Hoon, Washingtonpost.com, 29 March 2007

What has happened in Europe over the last 50 years since the Treaty of Rome is truly remarkable. It has shown that nations with different ambitions and dreams can be molded into a single matrix of unity in diversity. It is a triumph of reason over vanity. The common legacy of a thousand years of wars and misery, with Christianity and Hellenistic culture binding them all, have cemented a New Europe committed to the pursuit of peace and prosperity. Europe's momentum of integration has hardly slowed; it is expected to keep expanding to the east until it reaches the Ural Mountains.

What implications does the European Union model have for Asia? Should Asia follow this path, build a single market and a borderless region? The answer, I believe, is unequivocally yes.

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http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/postglobal/shim_jae_hoon/2007/03/ready_for_the_asian_union.html


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