In one evening, the United States President replaced both the Justice Department chief -- an Obama appointee -- and the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The Thai media is taking a severe beating on two fronts -- finances and credibility. Public faith in news outlets has sunk so low that even the looming possibility of state control has done little to rouse sympathy for the media.
We are appalled at the scale of brutality that a female migrant worker has endured in the hands of traffickers in Malaysia. She was raped and forced into sex labor before she was rescued. And all this in the hands of her fellow countrymen.
U.S. President Donald Trump recently held his first summit talks since taking office with British Prime Minister Theresa May, and the two leaders reaffirmed the two countries' long-standing "special relationship."
At his first official press conference as the new White House press secretary, Sean Spicer broke with a longstanding tradition: He took his first question, not from the Associated Press, but The New York Post
"Nattering nabobs of negativism" is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption.
Following the announcement of his intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, Trump signed an executive order to "permanently withdraw" the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
In Biblical terms, original sin denotes the fall of man after Adam eats forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge in the Garden of Eden. In economics, the metaphor refers to the developing world's inability to borrow in their own currencies, as described by Barry Eichengreen, Ricardo Hausmann and Ugo Panizza.
Thais got a taste of what "fake" news can do to you recently when Facebook got fooled by its own algorithm.
President Donald Trump's press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to show significant voting in the past by non-citizens.