Category Archives: Politics

Chinese Dissident Couple Granted Bail But to Face Trial in Thailand

A Thai appeals court on Friday granted bail to Chinese dissidents Wu Yuhua and Yang Chong, who face charges of violating Thai immigration law despite holding United Nations documents describing…

Ethnic Army Targets Christian Clergy, Churches in Myanmar’s Shan State

Myanmar’s largest non-state army is detaining several Christian clergy members for questioning and destroying churches in its self-proclaimed autonomous areas bordering China and Thailand in Shan state, according to a…

Ethnic Army Targets Christian Clergy, Churches in Myanmar’s Shan State

Myanmar’s largest non-state army is detaining several Christian clergy members for questioning and destroying churches in its self-proclaimed autonomous areas bordering China and Thailand in Shan state, according to a…

Thai Designer Adds Spice to NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK When Thunyatorn Cheng Ng speaks about Thai fashion and style, she tears up.The 34-year-old Connecticut-based fashion entrepreneur and stylist specializes in creating traditional Thai outfits and costumes. Her…

Risk of South China Sea Strife if Beijing Attempts Defense Zone

TAIPEI, TAIWAN An air defense zone declared by Beijing, or any effort to stop civilian ship traffic, would raise the risk of conflict in the disputed South China Sea after…

Risk of South China Sea Strife if Beijing Attempts Defense Zone

TAIPEI, TAIWAN An air defense zone declared by Beijing, or any effort to stop civilian ship traffic, would raise the risk of conflict in the disputed South China Sea after…

World Economic Forum Helps Vietnam Bill Itself as a Business Alternative to China

TAIPEI Vietnam has a chance this week as World Economic Forum host to show curious foreign investors they can ship exports from the fast-growing country to China or the United…

World Economic Forum Helps Vietnam Bill Itself as a Business Alternative to China

TAIPEI Vietnam has a chance this week as World Economic Forum host to show curious foreign investors they can ship exports from the fast-growing country to China or the United…