China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system to one of the disputed islands it controls in the South China Sea, Taiwan and US officials said, ratcheting up tensions even as US…
Global trade is having perhaps its worst period since the Great Recession, except this time there is no freezing up of the financial system to blame.
8211; Speaking to 1,000 of his soldiers at a mountain base on Myanmar’s border with Thailand, the leader of a powerful ethnic armed group called on other rebels to join…
If you want to lose young women, just scold them. That will offend them every time. And it’s precisely what two stalwart, old-school feminist icons did earlier this month when each chastised younger female voters…
New Hampshire may conjure up images of pristine winter skiing, crystal-clear lakes and summer hiking, but scratch the surface and there is a deadly war at the heart of the US presidential campaign.
Overs the last 49 years, ASEAN has achieved remarkable results in maintaining peace and stability, promoting the habit of regional cooperation and creating a set of shared norms, and developing the regional economy.
Saturday afternoon, February 6th, 27-year old Neou Srey Moch and two colleagues returned to Siem Reap from a landmine-clearing assignment in Ratanakkiri province with six landmine-detection dogs in tow.
Dr Amrit Baral can trace the seeds of the World Bicycle Tour back to April 25, 2015. It was almost noon when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, sending shockwaves of destruction and devastation throughout his home country.
China’s capital has become notorious for its smog but the biggest contributors to local air pollution are industrial furnaces, district heating systems, residential fires and trucks rather than power plants.
When 55-year-old Abdulkadir Dahir Muse left Somalia 15 years ago, first aboard a Somali fishing boat and then smuggled onto a Chinese ship, he was told he was being taken to Japan.
A recent forum highlighted a growing concern of Cambodian youth about Cambodia’s largest lowland evergreen forest, Prey Lang, and the impacts of deforestation caused by illegal logging.
On Saturday Colombia’s national health institute confirmed that more than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the Zika virus, which has been linked to a devastating birth defect that affects a fetus’ brain.
Marco Rubio is likened by rivals to a Republican version of Barack Obama: they dismiss him as a youthful overachiever with a penchant for soaring oratory.
If Hillary Clinton pulls off a victory in her close race for the Democratic presidential nomination with Bernie Sanders, she will have women like Joan Pinnell to thank.
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…