Japan and korea sided with the us/european countries but. The union was made because of their reactionary anti colonialism/anti imperialism feelings. Economic awareness: future economic development in countries such as japan, china, korea. Common civilization area : shared emotion facilitated economic co-operation. Fusion culture that carries confucianism, taoism, and. Buddhism: economic vitality and interdependence among each other is what strengthens asia together, american fever no longer translated into asian being affected. -malaysian vice minister of trade chun jui meng. Shows the significance of how much stronger the asian markets had become: asian multinational corporations use japan"s quality control, management style and technology, e. g. Factory in new delhi india, the japanese company suzuki teamed up with indian government to produce the maruti. (car) 2011-09-18: electronic communications technology, links between middle classes of various asian cultures/ countries. through the global media, asia has become a common heritage among the middle classes, e. g.