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PM Congratulates Cambodian National Football Team

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has expressed his congratulations to the Cambodian national football team after beating Guam football team at a qualifier in Bahrain. “I congratulate the…

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Soaring Fuel, Food Prices Hitting the Vulnerable in Myanmar

An unprecedented plunge in the value of Myanmar’s currency, the kyat, has driven up the prices of key imported commodities, placing basic commodities ranging from auto fuel to cooking oil beyond the reach of many ordinary citizens. The dollar exchange…

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Taiwan President to Pledge Defense of Sovereignty, Democracy

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will pledge to defend the island’s sovereignty and democracy in a major speech Sunday, saying it faces challenges more complex and severe than ever, at a time when tensions with China have risen. Democratic Taiwan, claimed…

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Hong Kong’s Boy Band Mirror Reflects Expats’ Yearning for Home

Jenny Chan strode through central London on a late summer Saturday afternoon, heading for the South Bank Lion statue opposite Big Ben. There, by the River Thames, the 57-year-old mother and her two children joined a group of fellow Hong…

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Philippine Nobel Winner Ressa Calls Facebook ‘Biased Against Facts’

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa used her new prominence to criticize Facebook as a threat to democracy, saying the social media giant fails to protect against the spread of hate and disinformation and is “biased against facts.” The veteran…