Asia-Pacific Digest: Sukhoi in Australia, and Thai-Russian bilateral trade

Students cheer as teachers wave flags before the students take their national college entrance exam in Hengshui, Hebei province, June 7, 2014. According to Xinhua News Agency, about 9.39 million students would take China's national college entrance exams or "gaokao" from June 7 to 8, which is a fiercely competitive test that is seen as make-or-break for getting ahead.

Students cheer as teachers wave flags before the students take their national college entrance exam in Hengshui, Hebei province, June 7, 2014. According to Xinhua News Agency, about 9.39 million students would take China's national college entrance exams or "gaokao" from June 7 to 8, which is a fiercely competitive test that is seen as make-or-break for getting ahead.

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Articles and features about Sukhoi in Australia, Thai-Russian bilateral trade were among the Asia-Pacific highlights of the week on rbth.com.

Defending Australia: Why the Sukhoi is a better option 

November 5, 2015 RAKESH KRISHNAN SIMHA
With the ultra-expensive F-35 experiencing embarrassing failures, Australia needs to look at the Su-35 Super Flanker for enhancing its air power in the years ahead.

Russia to focus on economics, security at EAS summit in Kuala Lumpur

November 13, 2015 ALEXEY TIMOFEYCHEV
Russia's will look for promote the Russian Far East as an investment destination at the upcoming East Asia Summit in Malaysia.

 

Thai companies keen to invest in Russian Far East

November 9, 2015 SOURAT RAKHIMBABAEVSPECIAL TO RBTH

Sombat Thiratrakoolchai, President of the Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) talks to RBTH about the potential for bilateral trade and two-way investment between Russia and Thailand.

 

How Russia’s EGE compares with SAT, Gaokao and the A-level exams

November 10, 2015 ANDREI SIDENKOSPECIAL TO RBTH
Andrei Sidenko, who was awarded the Teacher of the Year prize in 2013, attempts to compare the Russian university entrance exam with its analogues in the United States (SAT), the United Kingdom (A-level) and China (Gaokao).
 
By Marina Karpova, RBTH
Aelita Andre, an 8-year old Australian painter with Russian roots, has become famous among the global art community for her Surrealist works.

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