China's maritime disputes with countries like the Philippines and Vietnam in the South China Sea are increasingly raising anxieties among their neighbors that the row could lead to armed conflict, according to a poll survey released by a U.S. research group two weeks ago.
The car bomb that ripped through a busy street in Yala's Betong district last week killing two people and wounding 42 surprised security officials.
The Dongwha Duty Free Shop in the Gwanghwamun district in downtown Seoul is regularly thronged with visitors from China, some of the 4 million who now visit South Korea annually, making it the top foreign tourist destination for Chinese travelers.
Tsai Ing-wen, chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), is very good at borrowing technical terms to create a bunch of gobbledygook to suit her political purposes. A latest borrowing is “natural ingredients.”
- Joe Hung
The criminal destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine has been compounded by de facto desecration of the remains of those killed. The crash site has also been severely contaminated.
Truth is often stranger than fiction. The horrific event over eastern Ukraine, that of a civilian airliner being shot out of the skies by a high altitude Sam 11 missile, seems almost the improbable grist of a thriller novel or a pilot episode of the TV series 24 .
The completely unstatesmanlike attitude of the losing presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, in stubbornly refusing to accept the final election result tallied by the General Elections Commission (KPU) earlier this week, will unnecessarily defer the momentum of a new wave of market bullishness about Indonesia's economic outlook.
There is so much dirt unleashed on social media, particularly Twitter, which seems to be taken by all those using it — fake or otherwise — as a guarantor for abuse.
The spate of innovations emerging from the U.S.' Silicon Valley, Beijing's Zhongguancun district, India's Bangalore or any other technology and creative hub — which promotes entrepreneurship, competition and knowledge sharing for innovation — is proof enough of the model's success. Many countries have attempted to replicate Silicon Valley, a dream place for innovators, inventors and tech entrepreneurs.
The 2014 presidential election has gone down in Indonesian history as one of the most riveting political contests we have had since independence. Issues surrounding the election became a hodgepodge of the challenges Indonesia is having and will continue to face.