關鍵評論網 ASEAN:Indochina

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中南半島,地理位置上介於中國與印度之間,西方國家稱之為Indochina,其文化除了受到中印的影響外,殖民與戰爭的歷史也讓這塊陸地擁有英法日美的足跡,人文特色因此多元豐富,各國之間的關係錯綜複雜。 Indochina,除了有台灣人普遍比較熟悉的泰國與越南,寮國、柬埔寨、以及近年來備受世界關注緬甸,都位於此塊區域:在東協(ASEAN)的地理劃分上,被稱為東南亞大陸五國。 面對東協崛起,我們需要更全面的了解,關鍵評論網因此特別成立ASEAN:Indochina,希望透過每日新聞摘要,以及定期發表的專文,讓讀者更認識中南半島,第一時間掌握東南亞趨勢脈動。

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