In October, hackers based in Ukraine claimed to have hacked sensitive emails at the top of Russia's government. An enormous mass of information has been released.
The tumultuous events that have swept the Mideast like a whirling sandstorm have hardly abated; crises and conflict are now entrenched. Thus, looking back at the results of President Barack Obama's two-term legacy, it's clear we are facing a Mideast meltdown with dangerous and far-reaching consequences for the region and the world at large., 5 Comments
On Nov. 8, the United States will host an intriguing election. As the date draws closer, the results of the election appear harder to forecast.
The 8th BRICS Summit in Goa concluded with some general agreements and negotiations on a wide range of aspects to concretize economic policies, but the India-Russia arms deal made through informal processes on the sidelines of the summit was a major pact, which changed the distribution of power and relations among Asian countries.
Do you know that only 13 percent of the world population enjoys a free press? According to Freedom House Report of Press Freedom, in 2016 the safety of journalists was guaranteed in just 13 percent of the world's population.
China's leader, Xi Jinping, has been given an important new title that has been unused for the last 14 years. And with that comes an elevation of his status to a level clearly higher than that occupied by his predecessor Hu Jintao., 1 Comment
Last week, fresh from his triumphant visit to Japan, President Rodrigo Duterte revealed, among other things, that God had talked to him about his cussing; but then he also let his disdain for human rights advocates slip out again., 1 Comment
Taiwan's labor force will have a paid day off today, though students and teachers are required to go to school, because the Democratic Progressive Party government has made President Chiang Kai-shek's Birthday a "divided" national holiday: a day off for one group of people but not for others, like Teachers' Day (教師節) and Taiwan's Retrocession Day (光復節).
This week my eyes have been riveted on the ongoing tussle that former President Ma Ying-jeou appears to have gotten himself into with Hung Hsiu-chu, chair of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT).
The telecom hills are alive with the sound of mergers. On Oct. 22, AT&T announced an agreement has been reached to purchase Time Warner, in a deal valued at an estimated US$85.4 billion., 1 Comment