Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's first-ever government work report when he opens the annual session of China's national Parliament on Wednesday will be scrutinized for fresh details about the top leadership's much-vaunted but vague reform agenda.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye marked her first anniversary in office on Feb. 25 by unveiling her new economic vision and a three-year reform blueprint geared toward it.
Thailand's caretaker Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul has asked the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to mediate in the escalating political conflict in Thailand.
2014/3/3, 4 Comments
Recently announced healthcare measures could be targeting senior votes, which are badly needed to offset declining support from young Singaporeans.
Social media giant Facebook is getting into the election action in India.
For those who track developments in the Indian military, news that its well-regarded navy chief resigned this week in the wake of a series of operational incidents for which he took “moral responsibility” should come as no surprise.
Although the smog has dispersed, with industry and transportation contributing to the pollution, how long will Beijing be spared from the “airpocalypse?”
Damning editorials in China's state media and a noticeable step-up in the dragnet against former aides of former security czar Zhou Yongkang suggest that the endgame is near for him, say analysts.
After hearing the warning of Narendra Modi to China over its repeated claims on Arunachal Pradesh, the Chinese must be laughing their heads off. Making an election speech in the north-east, Modi — Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate — advised China to give up its expansionist attitude.
2014/2/27, 1 Comment
A 4-year-old boy and his sister, aged 6, in Bangkok's Ratchaprasong; the 5-year-old girl in Trat province. They were too young to understand anything about the political war being waged by adults who claim to have so firm a grasp on “right” and “wrong.”