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.
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.
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.
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.
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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