The Nation: The new prime minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was yesterday urged to emulate the Chinese president’s policy of cracking down on corruption seriously and without exceptions, as part of his government’s fight against graft. Anti-corruption activist Veera Somkwamkid yesterday praised Prayuth, who is also chief of the ruling National
Thailand’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said Thursday that there is not enough evidence to indict former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for dereliction of duty relating to Thailand’s botched rice pledging scheme.
If indeed there had ever been a “Chiwan” on the horizon – a tighter relationship between China and Taiwan – it is fast receding, with Taipei affronting Beijing on almost weekly intervals, lately at least partly because of China’s unbending opposition to universal suffrage in Hong Kong.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister picked a record-matching five women for his Cabinet. The appointments announced Wednesday are sending the strongest message yet about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s determination to revive the economy by getting women on board as workers and leaders.
The Sept. 2 decision by Malaysian authorities to charge University of Malaya law professor Azmi Sharom with sedition represents the latest development as the government seeks to hamstring its opponents using the law, critics say.
India, China leaders to discuss trade, investment
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 2:59PM UTC
North Korean team officially welcomed to Asian Games village
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 2:53PM UTC
UN report: Disasters to displace more people
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 2:37PM UTC
Japan, neighbors agree to moves to protect endangered eels
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 1:04PM UTC
US Senate: China hacked military contractor networks
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 10:48AM UTC
Indonesia steps up fight against forest fires
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 10:46AM UTC