• Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:00
    King urges voters to elect ‘good people’
    His Majesty the King on Saturday quoted from a speech delivered by his father, the late King Bhumibol, to urge voters to elect "good people" to rule the country.
    national
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Don’t judge a religion by its extremists 
    Re: “Without free speech, Islam is incompatible with democracy”, Have Your Say, March 12.
    your say
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Without free speech, Islam is incompatible with democracy 
    Re: “Context needed in judging Koran’s attitude to unbelievers”, Have Your Say, March 8. 
    your say
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 22:22
    Pope vows 'all-out battle' saying child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice'
    Pope Francis on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman Catholic Church, comparing paedophilia to "human sacrifice" in a speech that left victims cold.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:00
    Johor ruler angry minister made political speech in mosque
    JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has expressed his annoyance at a minister for allegedly making a political speech inside a mosque.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Greatness continues to elude America and its self-obsessed leader
    President Trump seems to have focused his State of the Union speech on only one subject: himself. Despite declaring his speech to be a call for national unity, Trump’s suggestion that the Justice Department abandon its probe of collusion between his election campaign and Russia constituted a “threat”, said Democrats and other observers.
    your say
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    From a distance, all pulpit bullies look the same
    What was more exciting and awesome: Pope Trump’s visit with the Grand Imam of al-Azhar in Abu Dhabi or President Francis’s annual State of the Union speech?
    your say
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:39
    Latest : Facebook bans four Myanmar ethnic rebel groups
    Yangon - Facebook has blacklisted four more of Myanmar's ethnic rebel groups, the platform announced Tuesday as it struggles to control rampant hate speech, misinformation and incitement on its platform.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:12
    Facebook bans accounts tied to fake news group Saracen
    Facebook has shut down hundreds of accounts and pages linked to an Indonesian group accused of spreading hate speech and fake news, the company said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:34
    Trump delays speech until government shutdown ends
    Washington - US President Donald Trump backed down late Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address, agreeing to delay it until government shutdown ends, although the more than month-long impasse dragged on.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Abe to propose global rules on data flow in Davos
    JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to propose creating international rules on the movement of personal and corporate data in a speech tomorrow to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, it has been learned.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Flippant Duterte nearly justifies sexual offences
    It comes with the territory: That was how President Rodrigo Duterte described the heinous crime of rape against overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in a speech last week. It’s a given for those “working as slaves [overseas],” he said. “Rape comes with the territory.”
    opinion
  • 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
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