One question posed by a university student during a Ministry of Trade and Industry (Miti) outreach program in June was whether Malaysia will be swarmed by cheap products and laborers from other ASEAN countries come Jan. 1, 2015.
Before we begin our interview with two foreign fighters in Syria, our camera captures them both adjusting the scarves masking their faces. One of them carefully positions an AK-47 between them.
In Ferguson, Missouri, USA, Michael Brown was gunned down by a local police officer and a wave of protests rightfully took over the town, demanding justice and an end to police abuse and militarization. But what about the Brazilian Fergusons?
A government survey released this week highlighted the need for more effective and systematic education about unification to give students a more positive perception of a reunified Korea.
Thailand's economic growth this year looks set to level off at around 1.50-2.0 percent. Most of the engines of growth are sputtering. In the first half of this year, exports began to go downhill, contracting by 0.1 percent.
In speech on National Heroes Day last Monday, Philippine President Aquino lambasted his critics for “becoming desperate” in their opposition to his campaign for good governance.
Oprah Winfrey has done it. So has Bill Gates. And Lady Gaga, Lewis Hamilton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Patrick Stewart, Jennifer Lopez, David Beckham, Joan Rivers, Justin Bieber (who did it twice) ... the list goes on and on.
Pope Francis's remarks on poverty, inequality and capitalism — most recently at his open air mass in Seoul — don't sit well with many conservatives and right-leaning libertarians. The Pope's remarks include criticism of growing economic inequality and a call to “hear the voice of the poor.”
As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) moves toward a single community by the end of next year, it is time to ponder if this family of ten could be a recipient of the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama's call for a summit between President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to resolve the issue of sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II should be given serious consideration by both the Korean and Japanese governments.