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Could Davao’s ‘Dirty Harry’ become the next Philippines president?

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014 10:01AM UTC Could Davao’s ‘Dirty Harry’ become the next Philippines president?

Those who are still belittling Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as a viable presidential contender in the Philippines should no longer second guess his political astuteness.

The curious case of Yingluck Shinawatra’s Bangkok Post (non-)interview

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014 8:51AM UTC The curious case of Yingluck Shinawatra’s Bangkok Post (non-)interview

On Monday, the ‘Bangkok Post’ ran what was touted as the “first interview” given by former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since the military coup of May 22, 2014, which ousted her government after nearly six months of anti-government protests and thus a manufactured political deadlock.

Life under the Thai junta in 2014 – Part 1: On attitude and happiness

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 3:59PM UTC A protester shows the three-finger salute during an anti-coup demonstration in Bangkok earlier this year. Pic: AP.

In the days preceding the six-month anniversary of the latest military coup the three-finger salute made a comeback in Thailand, coinciding with the premiere of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′. It was a case of life imitating art imitating life.

South Asian leaders gather at regional summit

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 3:10PM UTC A Nepalese security officer patrols the area around Tribhuvan International Airport with a sniffer dog the prior to the arrival of South Asian leaders to attend the 18th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, have gathered in Nepal’s capital to boost cooperation in trade and energy and seek greater peace in the region, home to more than a fifth of the world’s population.

Thousands line up to vote in Indian Kashmir

By Tue, Nov 25, 2014 4:11PM UTC Thousands line up to vote in Indian Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of voters have lined up to cast their votes in state elections in Indian Kashmir amid a boycott call by Muslim separatist groups who reject India’s sovereignty over the disputed Himalayan region.

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