Tales from the Trail

Asian fusion is on APEC’s sartorial menu

October 28, 2009

FINANCIAL/APEC

The APEC summit gives world leaders a chance to play a little dress-up and trade-in their typical business suits for the traditional wear of the host country.

from FaithWorld:

If Hillary goes to Jakarta, can Barack be far behind?

February 18, 2009

Is U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Jakarta a hint that President Barack Obama will pick Indonesia as the first Muslim country he visits in his drive to improve U.S. relations with the Islamic world? There were lots of other suggestions when he first mentioned this back in December, including Egypt (the New York Times pick) and Morocco (judging by what might have been a write-in campaign on our comments page).