Authorities’ response to pro-democracy protests has been out of proportion and has done severe damage to the reputation of both the government and the monarchy it vows to protect.
Efforts to weaken the military’s involvement in politics are essential if Myanmar is to promote democratisation and achieve domestic stability. Aung San Suu Kyi’s ability to take action is being called into question.
If not for the Covid-19 pandemic, most countries would be at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow this month.
COVID-19 has pushed the world into the worst global crisis since World War II, affecting all aspects of life, with consequences for health, economics and security, triggering social stress and political unrest.
On Friday, Tianjin reported five newly confirmed local Covid-19 cases, triggering large-scale nucleic acid tests for the virus.
‘I can no longer afford to buy food easily after the Covid-19 outbreak,’ says 30-year-old Phorn Sambath who has been working as an Edjai, for the last 15 years in Phnom Penh.
The Covid-19 pandemic that has been ravaging our planet for almost a year now has not only killed at least 1.33 million people, caused an explosion of unemployment and deprived hundreds of millions of children around the world of sc
World Toilet Day, today, might not sound like the most exciting of international commemorations.
According to data released by China’s Ministry of Commerce on Monday, foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Chinese mainland saw positive growth for the seventh consecutive month in October, with the FDI in actual use expanding 18.
The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) offers a badly needed boost to regional economic confidence, and may serve as a crucial first step toward the redrawing of the global economic map over time.