Sunday, July 6, 2014
Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar opposition party faced calls to inject new blood into its ageing top ranks as it opened a landmark conference Saturday dedicated to its youth wing.
The digital age has created a host of new etiquette dilemmas. What should you do when your boss sends a Facebook friend request? Is it OK to take and share smartphone pictures at a friend's wedding? When should you take off Google Glass, rather than just turn it off?
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seoul this week has put North Korea in a difficult spot when it comes to ties with its two neighbors.
Set to the backdrop of continuing violence, growing narcotics production and fear about the future following the pullout of international forces, the recent round of Afghanistan's presidential elections have become all the more crucial to produce a climate of needed stability in a land that knows only chaos.
In a bid to prevent history from repeating, an interim charter will likely incorporate a provision that empowers the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to have control over an interim government, especially when it comes to issues that affect national security.
Among many factors, the Pakistani state's protracted apathy and inaction on the issue of security has provided non-state actors the space to grow and expand their influence.
After reading the editorial “Give yourself and the nation a break, Mr. President” in the China Post on June 27, 2014, it is very stunning but not unexpected for me to know the situation.
Friday, July 4, 2014
The ouster of one of China's top military figures reflects Communist Party leader Xi Jinping's determination to impose his personal authority far more ambitiously than his recent predecessors.
Something unexpected happened to U.S. President Barack Obama as he slipped toward the lame duck inertia that stifles second term presidencies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been slammed for arming rebels and fanning flames of separatism in eastern Ukraine. But there is strong evidence recently that it's just the opposite: He now wants to bring about a truce.