Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha promised to hold a general election ‘no later’ than February 2019.
Cambodia’s progress has not been portrayed fairly by some media, argues Suos Yara. These media outlets, he writes, are just parroting opposition views and kowtowing to the NGOs, and help to perpetuate a situation of doom and gloom.
Relations between China and Australia are becoming increasingly testy and strained. A growing number of people in Australia are concerned about the extent and nature of China’s influence.
When the United Nations was created, its founders envisioned a different kind of world.
It was a historic moment yesterday for Cuba: the end of the Castro era. But despite the change in power, people in the country are under no illusions that their problems will disappear, writes Yoani Sanchez.
Although there have been remarkable achievements in forging regional cooperation, integration, and connectivity, there are several challenges that Cambodia needs to overcome to enhance the country’s competitiveness, writes Chheang Vannarith.
The good news is that World War III has not started. But the bad news is that nothing in Syria will be improved by Western powers’ airstrikes, writes DW’s Christian F Trippe.
Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the United Nations, said that the US will remain in Syria until its goals there are accomplished.
Donald Trump’s recently announced trade tariffs and upcoming summit with North Korea give China an unprecedented opportunity to prove its strength before the eyes of the world.
The ongoing rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula has been enhanced after US President Donald Trump agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in May.
Even as policy doves hope that a grand bargain can be struck either in the Moon – Kim or Trump – Kim summit, we should not count on Kim Jong Un having a nuclear disarmament epiphany. Liang Tuang Nah tells why.
The rise of China and the election of President Donald Trump have led many to believe that the American century is effectively over.
Russian military officials announced recently that their new Zircon anti-ship missile is capable of speeds, roughly six times the speed of sound. For many observers, this escalation of missile systems comes at a dangerous time.
Half of the planet cannot access essential health services. For many people, paying to see a doctor or even getting immunised against common illnesses is a choice between staying healthy and slipping into poverty.
Since the 1932 revolution overthrew Thailand’s absolute monarchy, the Thai military has been as much a political actor as an instrument of policy.
Even the United States’ long-standing allies can no longer rely on being exempt from higher US import tariffs on various products. According to DW’s Daniel Winter the logic behind Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policy makes no sense.
Japan usually avoids being viewed as interfering in the domestic affairs of other countries and is consistent in its foreign policy approach towards Cambodia by not intervening in the Kingdom’s internal affairs, writes
The Mekong Basin is home to about 70 million people, 80 percent of whom live in rural areas and their livelihood is much dependent on agriculture and natural resources.
Japan’s Ministry of Defense has begun preparing a new Midterm Defense Plan (MTDP), the five-year plan that guides Japanese defense projects and acquisitions.
All United Nations member countries have committed themselves to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in all its forms by 2030.
Donald Trump has said he wants the US military out of Syria. That would be a fatal misstep, writes Kersten Knipp.
Several military and police generals have announced their candidacies for Indonesia’s 2018 simultaneous regional elections before they retire from active service.
The North-South summit on April 27 to re-establish economic and political links on the Korean peninsula will be crucial.
China’s fear of Asean’s call to resolve the South China Sea issue using principles of international law is akin to the attitude of the US in its dealings with the World Trade Organisation, as well as the International Criminal Court, argues Doung Bosba.
The sustainable development of water and related resources in the Mekong River Basin is at a crucial stage and as member countries of the Mekong River Commission meet this week in Siem Reap.
Inclusive and open regionalism has been the driving force for growth in the region and the Greater Mekong Subregion countries must endeavour to ensure that regional initiatives benefit all the GMS member states.
The Trump administration seems set on pursuing a destructive protectionist path with the threat of broader US tariffs.
At the upcoming summit of the Mekong River Commission, Cambodia will facilitate important discussions with other MRC member countries and high-level officials from China and Myanmar, writes Lim Kean Hor.
Kim Jong Un paid an unofficial visit to China on March 25 to 28, and was warmly received by Xi Jinping, the two leaders held candid and friendly talks, stressing the need to inherit and carry forward the traditional China-North Korea friendship.
Takehiko Nakao argues that it is an opportune moment for the GMS leaders to embrace new opportunities, including incorporating new technologies in various sectors such as education, agriculture, health, and finance.