• Sun, 30 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides 'democracy' in fiery speech
    Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen lashed out at Western governments for pushing "democracy and human rights" on his country, capping off a tumultuous political year with a fiery speech on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:12
    Facebook kicks Myanmar military-linked pages off platform
    Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts in Myanmar with hidden links to the military, the platform said Wednesday, as the company scrambles to respond to criticism over failures to control hate speech and misinformation.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:08
    Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which avoids Rohingya crisis
    Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for "a culture of peace" to end conflict between communities.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 06:49
    US stocks surge as investors greet Powell speech
    Wall Street toasted a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday hinting that interest rates might not rise much further, prompting the Dow's biggest gain since March.
    business
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    To be kind to the cruel is to be cruel to the kind
    Re: “Freedom of speech does not extend to hurling insults”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    Freedom of speech does not extend to hurling insults
    Re: “Freedom of speech is a universal principle”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Freedom of speech is a universal principle
    Re: “There’s nothing we can learn from Trump”, Have Your Say, November 19.
    your say
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:12
    Pence slams China's 'opaque' chequebook diplomacy
    US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday used an Asia-Pacific regional summit to pillory China's "opaque" chequebook diplomacy in a combative speech.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:49
    Pak television embarrasses Imran Khan with ‘begging’ slip-up
    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s highly-publicised visit to China was marred by a gaffe by state-run PTV broadcasting a speech by him in Beijing with the dateline “Begging”, triggering an intense debate on the social media in the country.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:24
    Nothing to LIKE here
    Facebook ramps up defences against ugly intrusions into the platform ranging from hate speech to graphic violence
    Tech
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    A watershed moment for freedom of speech
    Re: “Srivara makes U-turn on rap group”, Breaking News, October 29.
    your say
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 08:29
    Sri Lanka President: ‘Assassination plot prompted me to appoint MR PM’
    President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the nation on Sunday said a plot to assassinate him had prompted him to appoint former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister. He said he had to take that action after consulting legal experts and it was consistent with the Constitution.
    opinion
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    The real reason America has declared war on China
    By embracing Peter Navarro’s xenophobic “Death by China” hysteria and staging Vice President Pence’s articulated “Death to China” speech last week, the Trump administration has officially labelled China as America’s new public enemy and lifted the curtain on a new cold war. 
    your say
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 06:53
    Trump: UN wasn't 'laughing at me'
    US President Donald Trump says the United Nations wasn't laughing at him when he boasted about his government's successes during a speech to world diplomats. They were just sharing a "good time."
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 08:09
    BTS' motivational UN speech transcends race and gender identity
    K-pop sensation BTS embraced self-love and encouraged young people around the world to "speak themselves" regardless of their origin, skin color and gender identity, in a speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday.
    Breaking News
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