The noise and fury of rhetoric from the North of the Korean Peninsula has been much. It has cooled a little of late, but in the weeks that followed U.N. sanctions against North Korea for their third nuclear weapons test, it was odd to pass a day without heralds of fire.
The United States intelligence community is still rushing to piece together the evidence related to the planning and execution of the Boston Marathon bombings. But a parallel and equally energetic investigation is sorely needed into the spectacular role online social media played during that crisis.
It was past 4 p.m. when Najib Razak arrived at SJKC Chung Hua 2 in Kuching for his fourth program of the day.
Taiwan Democracy Watch, an association of scholars organized in Taipei in 2008, held a “Free Man Declaration” forum last Tuesday.Dr. Yao Jen-to, a Tsing Hua University professor and a former aide to Tsai Ing-wen.
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For a number of years, I have had a soft spot in my heart for the city of Keelung. That's because my former secretary Amy comes from Keelung, and I've greatly enjoyed visits with her family there. Now I have another reason to like the place.
It's now official.Even monkeys can beat the stock market index.
After the deep divisions which ASEAN faced last year over its stance on the South China Sea issue, the only way forward for the organization was an attempt to rebuild unity. That direction was apparent at this week's leaders' summit in Bandar Seri Begawan, where host Brunei sought to rekindle the 10 members' old habit of functioning by consensus.
Japan under the leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears to have abandoned its desire to cultivate friendship with its neighbors, notably Korea and China.
“Asia Pacific economic economies will see subdued growth in 2013 after last year's sharp slowdown caused by external factors,” is the prognosis from a recent U.N. survey.
These past few weeks have been somewhat hectic for the government of Myanmar. First, there was the prestigious peace award given to President Thein Sein by the International Crises Group, recognizing his work toward a peace that can be achieved.
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