China’s ruling Communist Party leaders have convened a conclave to guide policy for the coming year and discuss how to bolster the country’s rule of law.
Burma’s path to democracy, born in considerable hope when the generals’ junta agreed to political reforms in 2011 and released democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest, is in depressing danger of failure.
Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia’s new president on Monday.
As Burma is celebrated for growing investment and diplomatic opportunities, there are concerns among local activists and the international community that the country’s ongoing human rights abuses will be forgotten.
Japan’s trade minister, Yuko Obuchi, has announced her resignation after allegations that she violated election laws.
Workers accused of Thailand tourist murders retract confessions
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 6:35PM UTC
North Korea detainee to return to Ohio
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 6:12PM UTC
Red Cross official: 6 months to contain Ebola
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:57PM UTC
Hong Kong protest talks reveal gap between students and government
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:38PM UTC
Second ship to join search for missing Malaysian plane
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:24PM UTC
South Korea demolishes ‘Christmas tree’ border tower
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 4:58PM UTC