These are dark days for Hong Kong. Its freedom index has just been further downgraded by Washington-based Freedom House to 61 points out of 100, continuing the downward spiral of recent years -- a result of increasing interference by Beijing in the territory's domestic affairs despite China's promises of autonomy.
President Tsai Ing-wen is looking more and more like President Donald Trump. They both were suspected of schizophrenic disorders during their presidential election campaigns. Symptoms abound after their inauguration. They seem to be paranoid and phrenetic.
Early last Monday morning, a youth working the so called graveyard shift at a local convenience store nearly lost his left arm in an attack by a would-be-robber.
The reportedly acrimonious telephone conversation between Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and United States President Donald Trump is extremely unfortunate, both because of current tensions in the region and the close historically rooted alliance between our two nations. Australia is crucial to U.S. defense and security in Asia, and beyond.
Afghanistan's seemingly endless conflict continues as civilian causalities in the protracted war are nearly double what they were a decade ago.
In the confusing environment generated by U.S. President Donald Trump, in which he has criticized his allies more than America's opponents, the trip by Defense Secretary James M. Mattis to Seoul and Tokyo was reassuring...
One of the veteran Taiwan watchers in the United States has opined that President Donald Trump is "weaponizing" Taiwan to help contain the People's Republic of China., 1 Comment
From the first day of December until the last day of January, I was on the receiving end of many gifts. I was extremely fortunate. I was blessed with a string of visits by students from, 6, 8, 10 and even 12 years ago.
The polite, low-key visit of Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain to President Donald Trump has generated relatively little media attention. That is unfortunate, because our alliance remains vital.
Modest global economic recovery is expected, but a return to robust and sustained growth remains elusive, according to the World Economic Situation Report, the U.N.'s barometer of international economic trends.