As bodies continue to pile up in his war on illegal drugs, the Philippine president is making waves at his first summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations where he joins a diverse cast of leaders, including some who have found themselves in the crosshairs of human rights watchdogs., 1 Comment
LGBT activists and NGOs started carrying out activities in the second half of the 1990s in Mongolia, and as a result, the situation for LGBT people has improved.
For a time, it felt like the attack that shattered America had also brought it together., 2 Comments
The most closely fought election in Hong Kong's history attracted a record turnout on Sunday.
The Mongolian parliament had an irregular session start last week. The authorities concluded that the social, economic, and fiscal state of the country are difficult and in crisis mode.
Given that both sides seemingly went to pains to give the appearance of getting along while putting aside pending questions over China's high-handed maritime advances, this cannot be described as a relationship between responsible major powers.
The recent twin suicide attack in the heart of Kabul inside a high-security zone could further destabilize the Afghan government and raise fresh tensions in the already acrimonious Pak-Afghan relationship., 1 Comment
Following a nod from the public to the new draft constitution last month, Thailand's regional and international profile has improved. For now, the country will spend the rest of the year fully engaged with global communities. It is also moving forward on a new path of consolidating its position in regional and international economic networks.
Military non-alignment might have ended with the Cold War meltdown, but some of its tenets still retain validity --and not for only sentimental reasons.
The legal debate in Pakistan over whether specified heinous crimes committed by civilian militants in the name of religion or sect can be tried by court martial or military tribunals was decided by the Supreme Court in favor of court martial in the "District Bar Association case" (2015).