SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Although Myanmar has deftly managed its relations with China and is not a Chinese satellite state, this could change due to mounting pressure over the Rohingya crisis.
A creator of the iPhone called the device “addictive.” A Twitter founder said the “internet is broken.” An early Facebook investor raised questions
More than four months after fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is known to have fled the country, the powers-that-be seem to still be
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Starting with the next academic year, which will begin in June, students across Indonesia will receive a personality report that the government says will be as important as the academic reports they
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Indonesia ranks among the world’s happiest and most optimistic countries, according to US-based Gallup International’s 41st Annual Global End of Year Survey. The survey, which was conducted in 55 countries between October and December 2017, asked respondents
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Malaysia's opposition alliance gave mixed signals on Thursday about who would be its prime ministerial candidate, pushing the announcement to Sunday (Jan 7) when the four-party pact will hold its annual convention. The presidential council of Pakatan Harapan (
NAIROBI, Kenya — "This is the spot,” said Morris Njeru, gazing down at a tangled patch of farmland where he recently found the bloody corpses of David, Mukurino and Scratch — his last donkeys. Njeru, 44, a market porter who depends on his animals to ferry goods around this city, had already lost
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By Tan Hui Yee BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ANN) - What a difference a year makes.
KHORGOS, Kazakhstan — China’s largest shipping company has poured billions of dollars into buying seaports in Greece and other maritime nations around the world.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump again raised the prospect of nuclear war with North Korea, boasting in strikingly playground terms on Tuesday night that he commands a “much bigger” and “more powerful” arsenal of devastating weap
In Sydney, rainbow fireworks sparkled off the Harbour Bridge in celebration of Australia’s recent legalisation of same-sex marriage.
INTUTO, Peru — Amadeo García García rushed upriver in his canoe, slipping into the hidden, booby-trapped camp where his brother Juan lay dying. Juan writhed in pain and shook uncontrollably as his fever rose, battling malaria. As Amadeo consoled him, the sick man muttered back in words that no one