Politics

Pakistan arrests scores of opposition activists

By Sun, Sep 14, 2014 3:50PM UTC Pakistan arrests scores of opposition activists

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s opposition says police have arrested scores of activists in an effort to stop them from participating in weekslong sit-ins in the capital, Islamabad.

Signs that the Thai military is in for the long haul

By Sun, Sep 14, 2014 11:15AM UTC National Council for Peace and Order Chairman Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha talks to members of the National Legislative Assembly at the Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand Monday. Pic: AP.

The Bangkok Post in late August: ACM Prajin said Wednesday the next general election would occur in early 2016. Wassana in the Bangkok Post last week entitled “Prayuth’s tactical transfers pave way for long tenure”. Key excerpts: With a hint delivered during his weekly address last Friday, National Council for

100 days of Narendra Modi: Has India’s gamble paid off?

By Wed, Sep 10, 2014 4:01PM UTC Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

There have generally been two views about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 days in office. There is a third category that weighs any government’s performance only by the way the stock market is headed.

Bringing Malaysia back to the ‘middle’

By Wed, Sep 10, 2014 12:16PM UTC Pic: AP.

At the formation of Malaysia, its leaders charted a course for a nation where a multiracial society would live within a democratic framework that embodied the spirit of harmony and understanding. On 16 September 2014, Malaysia will be 51 years old. From recent developments, it seems that Malaysia is veering away from the ideals envisioned when it was first formed.

Confidence in Singapore’s CPF retirement scheme falters

By Tue, Sep 09, 2014 2:04PM UTC Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Pic: AP.

Singapore’s famed Central Provident Fund (CPF), emblematic of state planning at its responsible and creative best under the People’s Action Party (PAP), has become a political headache for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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