It's a fact that not all of Penang's state government leaders are true-blue Penangites. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was born in Johor and spent his childhood in Malacca.
The Feb. 17 meeting was the third between Aung San Suu Kyi and military Commander in Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing since the National League for Democracy's (NLD) electoral victory in November last year.
Most districts in Nepal face a food deficit every year. The number of people who produce enough food for themselves is low. In addition, there is an inadequate number of warehouses for food storage, and the few that are available are not well-managed or in regular operation.
Thai policymakers, dictators, military leaders or what-have-you have never learned how to handle criticism from the international press and the recently issued regulation for foreign media reflects that long-standing mindset.
Perak's holding midfielder Mohd Nasir Basharuddin once said: "The fans are entitled to their opinion but they must also know that we are doing our best to win matches."
Cantonese films made a surprise appearance in Hong Kong's budget speech this year.
Britain is in the throes of an intense national debate on whether or not to remain in the European Union (EU), the decision on which will be made in a referendum on June 23.
Back in 1963, Martin Luther King had a dream. His vision of empowered African-Americans resonated across the world where millions believed in his message of equality and brotherhood, and his calls for an end to racism.
Members of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), a 9-member ethnic armed alliance that did not sign a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) with the military-backed Thein Sein government in October last year, held a meeting in Chiang Mai from Feb. 18 to 21.
The state's misplaced war on NGOs appears to be continuing in Pakistan. Eight months after the interior ministry tried to shut down a foreign NGO, Save the Children, and then mooted onerous new registration requirements for INGOs, it has had to reverse course and expedite the pace of registration of foreign NGOs seeking to work in Pakistan.