The Statesman's Yearbook (Ref JA51 .S797 )
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific (HA4551 .S73)
Free Online Resources
A Publication from the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Includes country based information on flags, maps, geography, people, government, the economy, transport, communication, and defense.
Chiefs of State and cabinet Ministers of Foreign Countries - Also from the CIA, "foreign" means non-USA
These sites were recommended by Prof. Wong on your syllabus
Survey Data & Publications
Sources of Background Information and Data