Cabinet secretaries and campaign volunteers alike have told me that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is open to new ideas and serene about ceding full control to his appointees within their scope of work.
Young, newly elected legislators that mangled their oaths in show of defiance to Beijing have brought about political chaos in the country, and should openly apologize for their contempt of the law and making offensive comments to Chinese people.
A zero-tolerance approach should be adopted against vigilantes attacking people on grounds of lese majeste.
The hot dog issue has made Malaysia famous for the wrong reason, and we need to let it go, as most of us have suffered enough embarrassment.
It's time to worry when an utterly illogical proposition begins to sound halfway logical because it has been repeated over and over again, and because glaring gaps in reason have been plugged with dollops of nationalism. The ongoing cultural war between India and Pakistan, flagged off by a controversy surrounding the screening of a Bollywood film and culminating in a ban by Pakistan of all Indian content, is a case in point.
Jerusalem is one of the world's most sacred -- and contested -- cities. Yet what is beyond doubt is that ever since 1967, Israel has been occupying Arab East Jerusalem...
The news has been swiftly and emphatically denied, but in the past too there have been denials after the news was broken.
It is disconcerting that seven in 10 people with mental illness believe that they are stigmatized by society, while slightly more than half have problems joining community events.
If there is one area in which Pakistan's government has utterly failed to bring about any improvement, it is in the state of public-sector enterprises.
Conspiracy theories: We've heard them at the dinner table, we've forwarded them on WhatsApp, and we've debated them online and on talk shows.