Two recent scandals in the United States – one involving Volkswagen’s diesel cars, the other, contaminated tap water in Flint, Michigan – appear to have little in common at first glance. …
The 2016 election is shaping up to be the year of angry voters, the disgruntled Americans shaking up the establishment by fueling the presidential campaigns of two very different candidates – billionaire businessman Donald Trump…
The huge and puzzling gap between China’s great long-term economic growth and the terrible performance of its stock market is significantly explained by politics.
The Federal Reserve, in leaving rates on hold Wednesday, nodded to global ructions but doubled down on its bet that employment drives inflation.
For years, skeptics warned of multiple threats to the European project. The strains of the single currency, they said, would rip it apart.
Ninety-year-old Hilaria Bustamante casts a tearful gaze at a wall plastered with photos of departed fellow sex slaves, vowing to demand justice during a historic visit to the Philippines by Japan’s emperor starting yesterday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry starts his two-day visit to Cambodia today with the objective of further strengthening bilateral relations. Mr
Web designer Maria Zurbano kisses her three-year-old daughter goodbye and sets out in the pre-dawn darkness for a torturous commute through the Philippine capital.
The recent brazen attack in the Jakarta city center signals the rise of IS terrorist networks in Southeast Asia.
Is Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more, as he put it, like Ronald Reagan than Bill Clinton, to launch a new era, not simply tack to the prevailing winds of the old.
Cambodia’s economy has achieved a 7.7 percent growth rate annually over the past two decades, the sixth fastest growing country in the world over that period.
Three faces from afar – a man in a headdress and a veiled girl and woman – greet patrons at a Yemeni restaurant in the US city of Hamtramck, gazing into the distance from a mural outside the eatery.
After organizing communist Vietnam’s first peaceful mass strike at a shoe factory, labor activist Do Thi Minh Hanh was arrested, beaten bloody by police, and jailed for four years.
The child sexual abuse case against a former director of an orphanage and child-protection NGO director has moved closer to conclusion with the upholding of the charges in Phnom Penh municipal court after the suspect…
President Barack Obama told Americans nervous about terror and a changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State of the Union address Tuesday that drew sharp contrast with Republicans.
In the aptly named “Dollars to Results” section of the USAID Cambodia website, the final category of spending, “Program Costs,” amounts to less than 10 percent of the organization’s total $57.4 million budget.
With a flourish of his pencil, cartoonist Maung Maung Aung skewers a pampered politician in a sketch, an image that just a few years ago would have been unthinkable.
Stacked in cells five stories high and dozens across, the death-row inmates at California’s San Quentin prison embody a political stalemate that has swollen their ranks to more than 700 .
“January 7” is seen by the CPP – the political party in power – as the second birthday for all Cambodians who survived the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal regime.
In his cramped workshop in Damascus, Mohammad Abdallah delicately etches away at wooden panels inlaid with mother-of-pearl, a craft he perfected over a decade before the outbreak of Syria’s war.
The launch of the ASEAN Community has drawn lukewarm responses as ASEAN has long been compared unfavorably with the European Union.
Nuclear experts cast doubt yesterday on North Korea’s claimed first successful test of a miniaturized hydrogen bomb, saying the detected seismic activity suggested a less powerful device.
ASEAN’s move towards a post-2015 community presents an opportune moment to relook at issues surrounding women and their role in this envisioned integration.
President Barack Obama is set to introduce a raft of executive actions to try to reduce US gun violence, bypassing Congress and launching a bitter 2016 election year fight.
As a child soldier with Nepal’s Maoists, Mira Rai learned to fire guns, disarm opponents and race down trails, little imagining her guerrilla drills would help make her one of the world’s top ultra-runners.
Saudi Arabia’s execution of four prominent Shi’ites and dozens of al Qaeda figures appears to have been based on a calculation that the kingdom could crush support for Sunni jihadists without alienating more moderate Sunnis.