Cabinet secretaries and campaign volunteers alike have told me that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is open to new ideas and serene about ceding full control to his appointees within their scope of work.
Autumn brings falling temperatures, chill winds, and mournful memories which swirl like fallen leaves on the historical landscape.
Young, newly elected legislators that mangled their oaths in show of defiance to Beijing have brought about political chaos in the country, and should openly apologize for their contempt of the law and making offensive comments to Chinese people.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's four-day visit to China was packed with drama, including his hyperbolic assertion that he was separating from the United States and that, from now on, "there are three of us against the world -- China, Philippines and Russia."
A zero-tolerance approach should be adopted against vigilantes attacking people on grounds of lese majeste.
While I was studying toward my master's degree in journalism at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, I was invited to speak at a local Rotary Club meeting about my country, Taiwan.
The hot dog issue has made Malaysia famous for the wrong reason, and we need to let it go, as most of us have suffered enough embarrassment.
By now we are all familiar with what a news-maker Donald J. Trump (Mr. T) is. For the past 18 months, he has proven adept at shocking and dismaying the public approximately every 24 hours. It is Friday morning as I write these words for possible publication on Sunday.
During the intense fall U.S. presidential contest 56 years ago, Sen. John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon made history by debating face to face on nationwide TV -- and also radio.
It's time to worry when an utterly illogical proposition begins to sound halfway logical because it has been repeated over and over again, and because glaring gaps in reason have been plugged with dollops of nationalism. The ongoing cultural war between India and Pakistan, flagged off by a controversy surrounding the screening of a Bollywood film and culminating in a ban by Pakistan of all Indian content, is a case in point.