The Feb. 17 meeting was the third between Aung San Suu Kyi and military Commander in Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing since the National League for Democracy's (NLD) electoral victory in November last year.
The visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to the United States illustrates the seemingly schizophrenic relationship between the two countries that makes the word frenemies seem so appropriate.
Most districts in Nepal face a food deficit every year. The number of people who produce enough food for themselves is low. In addition, there is an inadequate number of warehouses for food storage, and the few that are available are not well-managed or in regular operation.
Thai policymakers, dictators, military leaders or what-have-you have never learned how to handle criticism from the international press and the recently issued regulation for foreign media reflects that long-standing mindset.
Perak's holding midfielder Mohd Nasir Basharuddin once said: "The fans are entitled to their opinion but they must also know that we are doing our best to win matches."
Cantonese films made a surprise appearance in Hong Kong's budget speech this year.
Sixty-nine years ago yesterday, the February 28 Incident occurred in Taiwan, and changed totally the relationship between the natives of Taiwan and the people from the Chinese mainland. Shortly after the island's retrocession to the Republic of China on Oct. 25, 1945, the people of Taiwan considered the Chinese on the mainland their brethren upon whom they looked for assistance in recovering from its war-ravaged economy.
Britain is in the throes of an intense national debate on whether or not to remain in the European Union (EU), the decision on which will be made in a referendum on June 23.
Back in 1963, Martin Luther King had a dream. His vision of empowered African-Americans resonated across the world where millions believed in his message of equality and brotherhood, and his calls for an end to racism.
Our newspapers continue to publish one report or opinion piece after the other about the frightening condition of present day higher education here in Taiwan. An obvious mood of pessimism hangs in the air like a sand storm we cannot shake.