Did anyone really not expect this? Reporters Without Borders docks the United States 14 places versus last year — from 32nd to 46th worldwide — in its 2014 World Press Freedom Index.
This Valentine's Day will bring another leap in accidental teenage pregnancies; we need proper sex education to tackle a problem that is ruining too many lives
The choice of Adenan Satem as Sarawak's next chief minister reflects Taib Mahmud's instinct for survival as he prepares to ride into the sunset.
When a bomb went off one Sunday night in April 1964 at Jalan Rebong in Kampung Ubi (Ubi Village), the impact was so large that I could feel it from my home in Geylang Serai a kilometer away.
2014/2/13, 1 Comment
Public sentiment, coupled with government action, can make a difference in protecting innocent children from bullies.
With Taiwan ranked as the 16th easiest place to do business, Taipei may well have a lesson or two to share with the likes of Yangon and Mogadishu.
Business leaders, it seems, are increasingly worried about the continuing hostility between China and Japan. The New York Times reported that at the World Economic Forum in Davos, despite general optimism about the global economy, there was growing concern that the Sino-Japanese dispute “may be close to boiling over.”
The outcome of Sunday's Tokyo gubernatorial election can be said to attest to the strongly negative reaction by the majority of Tokyo residents to unrealistic arguments for an immediate end to nuclear power generation.
In 1990, a skinny bespectacled third-year law student from Taiwan traveled to Singapore for the finals of the annual Asian varsities debate, hosted by the then-Singapore Broadcasting Corporation.
Promoting agriculture to the extent that it kills manufacturing is never a good economic policy.
2014/2/12, 5 Comments