The media, mainstream and social alike, have given Thailand's new beauty queen, Nonthawan “Maeya” Thongleng, a warm welcome. Her charm, wit and wonderful singing voice won over the judges and the public.
A recent ruling by a local court that confirmed a Korean man was the father of two half-Filipino children may have vexing implications for other Korean men with a similar story.
In the midst of the heat, tension and sometimes nasty mudslinging of the presidential elections in Indonesia, there was one heartwarming moment during the second presidential debate on June 15.
July 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference held in 1944, in preparation for the post-war global financial architecture.
Five years after the global climate change summit in Copenhagen, when the United States and China failed to reach a binding agreement, the situation has improved though much remains to be done if the world is to reach an accord in Paris next year to replace the Kyoto Protocol.
Political leaders of developing countries gathered in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz last week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Group of 77, the main umbrella organization of the South.
I wanted to go where few doctors dared to go. So here I am at the Doro refugee camp in Maban, South Sudan.
My sisters. Unite/Get a pole/Wave your bras/[…]/Around town/[…]/Urging the wiping out of prostitution/Without urging/Marrying ex-prostitutes/Is nonsense.” These were the words of the late famed poet WS Rendra in his work Bersatulah Pelacur-Pelacur Jakarta (Whores of Jakarta, Unite).
The dust has settled in the house of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) over who is going to run for mayor of Taipei at the end of November against Sean Lien, the eldest son of honorary Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Lien Chan. The opposition party dropped its own nominee Pasuya Yao, a freshman legislator, to let Ko Wen-je, chairman of the Department of Traumatology at the Taiwan University Hospital, run as an independent for the hastily created Pan-Green union against the KMT.
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