• Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    HK predicament will make Taiwan wary of China
    It is a measure of the renewed tension over the status of Taiwan that President Tsai Ing-wen, has sought “international support” in response to the blunt message of President Xi Jinping – either to unite with China or “face the force” of Beijing to prevent Taiwan from seeking formal independence.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cambodia to end border check
    CAMBODIA’S Prime Minister Hun Sen has unveiled a new campaign to boost economic independence and reduce the reliance on preferential trade statuses offered by advanced countries, saying the government will provide better trade facilitation and eliminate unnecessary procedures.
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Malaysian King abdicates: 5 things about the Russian ex-beauty queen he reportedly wed
    Malaysian King, Sultan Muhammad V, abdicated on Sunday (Jan 6) after just two years on the throne, marking a historic first for the Muslim-majority country since it gained independence from Britain in 1957.
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  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 09:57
    Thais in Barcelona warned of protests by independence movement
    Thai nationals in Spain have been warned to avoid protests due to be staged by the Catalan Independence Movement on Friday.
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:55
    Asean must press Suu Kyi : Dr Mahathir
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  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:54
    Rangers escape Narathiwat bomb
    A homemade bomb exploded in Narathiwat's Waeng district early on Thursday after rangers removed banners hanging on a road to demand independence for so-called Patani state.
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  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:38
    Judicial Independence in Asia
    The judicial system in Japan is considered to be free from the influences of the government, a significant evidence of the uncorrupt political system, according to the World Economic Forum executive opinion survey. 
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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:09
    Hong Kong denies FT journalist visa after independence talk
    Hong Kong has refused to renew the visa of a senior Financial Times journalist who hosted a talk by an activist advocating the city's independence from China, the newspaper said Friday.
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  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:51
    The Burmese independence hero who never made it home
    Right-hand man of founding father Aung San, Bo Let Ya fought British rule then home-grown dictatorship, before factionalism caught up with him in Thailand
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 13:35
    India's billion-dollar battle to build the world's biggest statue
    The world's biggest statue is rising in a remote corner of India to honour an independence hero but it could quickly be outdone by a monument to a Hindu warrior king in the sea off Mumbai.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
    No breathing space for Taiwan’s ‘independence’
    Just hours after Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen landed on the island on her return from a trip to two Latin American countries, another, El Salvador, cut its “diplomatic relations” with Taipei, switching them to Beijing.
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
    Pakistan’s new leaders will have their hands full
    There are celebrations in Pakistan on its 71st Independence Day. But one wonders if there is much to celebrate.
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  • Sat, 21 Jul 2018 19:52
    Hundreds protest in Hong Kong against attempt to ban pro-independence party
    Hundreds of people protested Saturday in Hong Kong after police sought to ban a pro-independence political party, as Beijing ups pressure on challengers to its territorial sovereignty over the city.
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  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 08:17
    Woman who scaled Statue of Liberty to protest immigration policy arrested
    A woman was arrested Wednesday after staging a dramatic protest against President Donald Trump's separation of migrant families, climbing the Statue of Liberty and forcing its evacuation on Independence Day.
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  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00
    Taiwan secessionists and the US must beware ‘miscalculation’
    It would be a miscalculation for secessionists on the island of Taiwan to embrace the actions of the United States as substantial support for their “independence”.
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