Politics

Man admits landing drone on roof of Japan PM’s office

By Sat, Apr 25, 2015 12:13PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police are investigating a man claiming responsibility for landing a drone on the roof of the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office this week.

The world according to Amos Yee and the meaning of tolerance

By Sat, Apr 25, 2015 8:42AM UTC

In an astonishing act of self-interest—it couldn’t have been anything else, the notion of grace being quite foreign to the intolerant religionists, who we call ‘Christians’ when in polite company—one deluded worshipper of the malicious and deceitful fantasy deity, Jesus Christ, unwittingly posted bail for Singapore’s dearly beloved, prisoner of conscience, Amos Yee.

China denies ‘exodus’ of bureaucrats amid anti-graft drive

By Sat, Apr 25, 2015 7:18AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official has publicly denied rumors of an “exodus” of bureaucrats from civil service following reports of widespread unhappiness over poor working conditions and an anti-corruption drive.

ASEAN leaders to push for South China Sea code of conduct

By Fri, Apr 24, 2015 8:52PM UTC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s foreign minister says Southeast Asian leaders will seek next week to speed up plans for a binding code of conduct with China that would govern behavior in the disputed South China Sea.

Philippines counts the cost of China build-up in disputed sea

By Fri, Apr 24, 2015 5:01PM UTC

The Philippine government says it is bearing the brunt of US$108 million annual losses in marine life and resources as China continues occupy and build military structures in the disputed South China Sea.