• Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
    From wars to Duterte: A Philippine truth-seeker ‘holds the line’
    Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who was named this week as a Time magazine “Person of the Year”, has extensive experience in conflict zones, but is now fighting a war to fend off government moves to put her behind bars.
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 15:51
    Muslims rally to defend rights in multi-ethnic Malaysia
    Thousands of banner-waving Muslims dressed in white rallied in the Malaysian capital Saturday demanding protection of their rights, at a time of growing racial tensions in the multi-ethnic country.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:47
    Najib claims Maszlee is politicising schools by having 1MDB in history syllabus
    PETALING JAYA: There are a time and place for politics, and it is not in the schools, claims former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in responding to Dr Maszlee Malik's latest plan for education reform to include 1MDB in the history syllabus.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 15:33
    China Daily app wins award for protecting user data
    China Daily app won an award for its discretion regarding user data on Friday, a relief to concerns at a time when user data has become increasingly valuable yet vulnerable to breaches and manipulation.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    Crossing the Pacific by feeling the stones
    The Chinese have a saying that arose from the Long March – crossing the river by feeling the stones. In a situation of grave uncertainty (how deep is the water?) you can only cross the river by slowly taking one step at a time, making sure that the next stone is firm enough before you advance. If you are wrong, you change course and feel for the another stone.
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    EC under microscope for gerrymandering over designing of boundaries
    THE ELECTION COMMISSION (EC) yesterday faced difficult questions over the design of constituency boundaries and whether boundary gerrymandering is at work after the junta issued an order allowing the agency extra time for the process.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    New constituency boundaries to be redrawn by end of the month: EC
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) declared yesterday that the drawing up of new constituency boundaries will be completed by the end of this month despite a recent junta order allowing the agency extra time.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Want to learn English? Buy a ticket at the cinema 
    Re: “As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China”, Have Your Say, November 6.
    your say
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China  
    News that Thailand has dropped 11 places in the international English-proficiency ranking is alarming. A closer look at how regional neighbours are winning the battle to master English suggests self-education is a key element missing in Thailand.  
    your say
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
    Her very ‘Private War’
    The biopic tribute to slain war reporter Marie Colvin is a timely offering as journalism comes under attack
    movie & TV
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Is Africa starting to choke on China’s lending glut?
    It was a time for smiles and handshakes as the delegations from Sierra Leone and China Exim Bank sealed a loan to provide the impoverished West African state with a new airport.
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:21
    Promoting sustainable tourism one resort at a time
    Picture an idyllic, pristine beach with the sound of waves crashing amid the last rays of sunlight, and you’ve got an image of Phuket Island’s majestic shores.
  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 12:44
    Satellite time-lapse shows Palu devastated by 'land tsunami'
    On Saturday, National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNBP) spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho shared a time-lapse of satellite imagery on his Instagram account, showing how liquefaction devastated neighborhoods on Sept. 28 in Palu, Central Sulawesi.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:57
    North Sulawesi's Mt Soputan erupts, status raised to 'Alert'
    Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi's Minahasa regency emitted a 4-kilometer column of ash on Wednesday morning around 8:47 a.m. local time, or 7:47 a.m. Jakarta time, prompting authorities to raise the volcano's status to Level III (alert) of the four-level national volcano alert system.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
    Locked-in strategy fuses a time bomb
    Re: “20-year plan irreversible: PM”, Front page, September 28.
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