Category Archives: Politics

Study: Millions of Small Asian Farmers Miss Out on Seeds Resilient to Climate Change

ROME Millions of smallholder farmers in South and Southeast Asia are missing out on new, resilient seeds that could improve their yields in the face of climate change, according to…

Chinese Refugee Found Guilty of Violating Thailand’s Immigration Law, Given Probation

A Bangkok court on Friday found Chinese dissident Yang Chong guilty of violating Thailand’s immigration law by staying in the country after his visa expired, but ruled he would not…

Chinese Refugee Found Guilty of Violating Thailand’s Immigration Law, Given Probation

A Bangkok court on Friday found Chinese dissident Yang Chong guilty of violating Thailand’s immigration law by staying in the country after his visa expired, but ruled he would not…

Chinese Refugee Found Guilty of Violating Thailand’s Immigration Law, Given Probation

A Bangkok court on Friday found Chinese dissident Yang Chong guilty of violating Thailand’s immigration law by staying in the country after his visa expired, but ruled he would not…

Netflix Plans to Make 17 More Original Productions in Asia

Netflix Inc plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia as it seeks to boost international subscriber numbers, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said on Thursday.The plan, announced at…

Netflix Plans to Make 17 More Original Productions in Asia

Netflix Inc plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia as it seeks to boost international subscriber numbers, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said on Thursday.The plan, announced at…

Rohingya Leaders Appeal to US Diplomats to Put Pressure on Myanmar For Basic Rights

Rohingya Muslim leaders appealed on Wednesday to a visiting U.S. State Department official to press the Myanmar government to grant basic rights, including citizenship and freedom of movement, to members…

New Taiwan Performing Arts Center Billed as Largest in World

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN A sprawling complex of four theaters billed as the biggest performing arts center in the world has opened in southern Taiwan.The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts houses…