Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
Army chief’s comments a threat to democracy: scholars
ARMY chief General Apirat Kongsompong’s provocative comments against foreign-educated politicians with leftist leanings and activists is a threat to democracy and could lead to social unrest, violence and even collapse of the regime, prominent scholars and rights defenders warned yesterday.
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
India has lit fuse for devastating conflict with its nuclear neighbour
It was a wildly provocative and shockingly aggressive act – and the potential repercussions extend to the hitherto unthinkable possibility of war itself between South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbours.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:33
Voice TV suspended for 15 days for airing ‘provocative’ content
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) issued an administrative order suspending the operation of digital TV broadcaster Voice TV for 15 days for allegedly airing provocative content.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:55
Malaysia sends protest letter after his football team called 'dogs' by Indonesian fans
PETALING JAYA: The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has sent a letter of protest to Asean Football Federation (AFF) and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) after provocative chants from Indonesian fans such as "Malaysia are dogs" and "Amirul is a dog".
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
WhatsApp says it is horrified over India lynchings linked to messages
AFTER the Indian government expressed its concerns over the misuse of WhatsApp for repeated circulation of provocative content that has led to lynchings in the country, the messaging app firm said it was horrified by terrible acts of violence.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:58
Cambodia strongman delights as orangutans dance and kickbox
Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen took a brief break from electioneering on Saturday to watch orangutans roller skate, kickbox and dance provocatively as he opened the first major zoo in the capital.
Tue, 22 May 2018 17:00
Denny Kwan ban lifted
The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts’ disciplinary council on Friday decided to lift a one-year working ban given to an actress who refused to tone down her provacative attire.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:06
Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
Russia announced Saturday it will expel 23 British diplomats and halt the activities of the British Council in response to London's "provocative" measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:50
Protesters take aim at Southeast Asia leaders in Sydney
Provocative images of one-time human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi with a Hitler moustache and banners demanding Cambodia's Hun Sen step down were held by protesters in Sydney Saturday in a rally against Southeast Asian leaders.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00
A hunter-gatherer writes from the wintry fields of Olde England
Many thanks to our agent provocateur-at-large, Mr Nigel Pike, for his comments regarding me as intrepid hunter-gatherer marauding around the fields of God’s county, organs cleaving the breeze, looking for beefy bovine beasts to butcher and bring back to the kitchen, jaws dripping with all sorts of ganglia and stuff. Good bit about Darwin, got a copy myself.
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:55
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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:47
UN condemns 'highly provocative' N. Korea missile launch
UNITED NATIONS, United States - The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned North Korea's "highly provocative" launch of a missile that flew over Japan as US President Donald Trump scheduled talks with leaders of Japan and South Korea to address the crisis.
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:14
US warns N Korea of 'massive military response' after nuke test
WASHINGTON - The United States warned Sunday it could launch a "massive military response" to threats from North Korea following Pyongyang's provocative detonation of what it claimed was a miniaturized hydrogen bomb.
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:54
North Korea leader holds off on Guam missile plan
SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further "reckless actions" by Washington.
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:30
US says N. Korea must stop 'provocative' behavior
WASHINGTON - North Korea "must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior," the White House said early Saturday after President Donald Trump stepped up his warnings against Pyongyang and spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by phone.