Saturday, July 25, 2015
Mainland China's self-serving moves to develop marine resources in violation of a bilateral agreement with Japan cannot be allowed. Japan must persistently urge Beijing to refrain from such actions.
Polish TV presenter Robert Bernatowicz used to hate Warsaw's colossal Palace of Culture, an unwanted gift from Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin that opened 60 years ago this week. But that was before he broke into the building.
Critics of the Iran nuclear deal claim it is flawed, among many reasons, because it does not demand that Tehran also change its behavior at home and abroad. That complaint ignores the United States' long history of striking arms control agreements with the Soviet Union, a far more dangerous enemy.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Throw a rock and chances are you will hit an NGO. This probably isn't a real saying, but given the sheer number of NGOs operating in Malaysia at the moment, it isn't very far from the truth either.
An advisory panel of experts tasked with deliberating on a statement to be issued by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II plans to compile a report shortly after about five months of discussion.
As U.S. President Barack Obama returns to Africa this week, his signature program to help the continent double its access to electricity is in jeopardy, undermined by Congress' refusal to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
It is outrageous that a major company that represents Japan repeatedly padded its profits on a corporate-wide basis.
In a society filled with brutality, not enough is done to shield the younger generation from violence.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The military government is busy squandering what is left of its international credibility by hunting lese majeste suspects who have fled overseas. The move can do nothing to improve Thailand's reputation, only further tarnish its record on human rights.
The return of oil from Iran following the landmark nuclear energy deal with world powers could create fresh tensions within OPEC but may reinforce the cartel's output strategy, analysts say.