Category Archives: Politics

Rival Protesters Clash at Hong Kong Rallies

Clashes erupted Saturday between rival groups in Hong Kong in the latest round of demonstrations that began with calls for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.The skirmishes broke out…

Rival Protesters Clash at Hong Kong Rallies

Clashes erupted Saturday between rival groups in Hong Kong in the latest round of demonstrations that began with calls for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.The skirmishes broke out…

Despite Seasonal Floods Now, Experts See Risk of Mekong Drying Up

Two leading experts on water issues in Asia warn that parts of Vietnam’s fertile southernmost areas bordering Southeast Asia’s longest river, the Mekong, are in danger of drying up.At the…

Thai Court Declines to Hear Case of PM’s Incomplete Oath

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Constitutional Court announced Wednesday that it had declined to hear a case accusing the country’s prime minister of violating the constitution by omitting a sentence from the…

China, Vietnam Show Internet No Guarantee of Open Information, Press Freedoms Group Says

Hopes that access to the internet in unfree countries would pull down barriers to the free flow of information have been dashed by both direct and indirect methods of censorship…

China, Vietnam Show Internet No Guarantee of Open Information, Press Freedoms Group Says

Hopes that access to the internet in unfree countries would pull down barriers to the free flow of information have been dashed by both direct and indirect methods of censorship…

US-ASEAN Wrap Up First Combined Naval Drills

The United States and 10 Southeast Asian countries have concluded their first combined naval exercise in the Gulf of Thailand and contested South China Sea, with officials from both sides…

US, China Boost Tariffs on Each Other; Trump ‘Always Open to Talks’

WHITE HOUSE � The trade war between Washington and Beijing further escalated Friday.The United States will additionally hike tariffs on Chinese products, President Donald Trump announced.Terming China’s announcement Friday of…

Hanoi Confirms Return of Chinese Survey Ship to Vietnamese Waters, Demands Withdrawal

A Chinese survey ship has returned to Vietnam’s territorial waters in the South China Sea after temporarily leaving the disputed Spratly Islands, Hanoi confirmed Thursday, calling the move a serious…