Protesters carry a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi, demanding release of the detained leader. Reuters
Nearly a decade ago, the United States was touting Myanmar as an American success story. The Obama administration reveled in the restoration of civilian rule in the longtime US pariah as a top foreign policy achievement and a potential model for
Rarely does Singapore use strident language or take on a visibly active role in foreign policy as it has over the increasing bloodshed in Myanmar. Worries over regional instability and the credibility of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Protests against the Feb.1 coup that overthrew the elected government of the veteran democracy campaigner have taken place across the diverse country, even though the military has promised to hold a new election and hand power to the winner.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted schedules of millions of people, regardless of whether they are on the work or home front. There is also another sector that has been badly hit: school students. Throwing the daily routine out of gear,
A Venezuelan soldier takes cover behind an armoured vehicle. For 48 hours he has ducked flying bullets. He is not on a battlefield but rather in a suburb of Caracas, the capital of violence-ridden Venezuela which in his own words is “a country at war.”
He’s a funny fellow, Boris Johnson, isn’t he? He relaxes “lockdown” too rapidly and too soon – I’m talking about the last two relaxations at least – and then starts “raging”, as the newspapers report, because not enough young folk have gotten