That old question, what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object, received a new answer on June 4 when tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong poured into Victoria Park for the 26th year in a row to commemorate those who died in Beijing in 1989 when tanks rumbled into the capital and converged on Tiananmen Square.
As the sun set on 2014, the tally of new polio cases during the year had crossed 300, breaking Pakistan's own record of nearly a decade and a half.
When former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh concluded his tour of Bangladesh in September 2011, this paper headlined its lead story: "No Teesta, no transit." This time, too, there is nothing on Teesta, yet we have agreed on all forms of transit in the name of connectivity.
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A proposed visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Japan likely underscores Moscow's attempt to divide the Group of Seven nations over Ukraine, according to observers.
The spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome across South Korea is feared to be making a deep indent on the South Korean economy, which has already been struggling with declining exports and slumping domestic spending.
Will Japan and China be able to boost cooperation to aid economic development in Asia?
One of the biggest global events this year is the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris in December.
Amid the government's refusal to release the full list of MERS-related hospitals, Seoul City Mayor Park Won-soon held a press briefing late Thursday night where he revealed that a doctor who has since been diagnosed with MERS allegedly had direct and indirect contact with over 1,500 people before his infection was confirmed.
The issue of Muslim integration is not exclusively a European problem, but is also an issue in many Muslim-majority countries. Over the last two or three decades, media and political talks have addressed the matter as if it is a specific problem of Western countries.
To preserve the stability and prosperity of Asia, the relationship of "strategic partnership cooperation" should be enhanced between Japan and the Philippines.