Amid nationwide grief over Monday's deadly bombing at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, a slogan of solidarity among Thais has emerged. "Stronger Together" is now echoing across social media, after it appeared on a banner at the candlelit vigil held at the shrine a day after the attack.
Two brief statements by Singapore's Minister of Foreign Affairs K. Shanmugam yesterday brought home how closely the fate of Singapore is related to the internal politics of its closest neighbors.
Nepal is currently in a very crucial phase of its history. The government of Nepal has completed the collection of opinions from the people and civil society on various issues of the draft constitution.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe failed to grasp the nettle when he delivered a much-touted address on the 70th anniversary of his nation's surrender at the end of World War II.
Live cattle, boxed beef and wheat imports from Australia are detrimental to Indonesian interests in ensuring greater food security and establishing high-value strategic partnerships in Asia.
Southeast Asia faces a multi-faceted challenge: How to intercept those returning from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, differentiate the hardcore extremists from the misguided ones, and deal with them accordingly.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement on Japan's role in World War II has drawn much interest for good reasons.
Mainland China shocked global financial markets last week when it allowed its currency, the yuan, to fall in value against the U.S. dollar for three straight days, fueling fears that the world's second-biggest economy was slowing down more than what experts had expected. Stock markets in Asia and Europe suffered widespread losses and many currencies in the region weakened.
"Characterization" (月旦評) is a collection of portrayals of heroes of the "Epoch of the Three Kingdoms" by Xu Shao (許劭) in conversations with his cousin on the first day of the first moon.
- Joe Hung