• 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.
    opinion
  • 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.
    ASEAN+
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    national
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:55
    Asean must press Suu Kyi : Dr Mahathir
    THAILAND SHOULD OFFER MORE AUTONOMY TO SOUTH TO UNDERMINE INDEPENDENCE SUPPORT, SAYS MALAYSIAN PM
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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. 
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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
    lifestyle
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    opinion
  • 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.
    your say
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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”.
    opinion
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