Government And Politics

Thai parties woo young voters, but one may hit the mark

Mar 15, 2019

Political parties in Thailand are courting the 7 million young people who are newly eligible to vote in the first general election since a military coup in 2014

Premier: China will offer Taiwan 'preferential policies'

Mar 15, 2019

China's premier says more "preferential policies" planned for Taiwan, stresses "peaceful reunification"

Premier: Telling companies to spy is 'not how China behaves'

Mar 15, 2019

China's premier says Beijing "will not do that" when asked whether government tells Chinese companies to spy on foreign countries

China's premier says "we will not do that" when asked whether Chinese companies are told to spy on foreign countries.

Mar 15, 2019

China's premier says "we will not do that" when asked whether Chinese companies are told to spy on foreign countries.

Premier: China needs 'strong measures' to support economy

Mar 15, 2019

Premier: China needs 'strong measures' to support economic growth but Beijing plans to promote market reforms instead of using more lending or deficit spending

Duterte links 46 government officials to illegal drugs

Mar 14, 2019

The Philippine president has publicly named 46 government officials, including three congressmen, who he says are involved in illegal drugs, and said criminal investigations of them are underway

Malaysia continues case against Vietnam woman in Kim killing

Mar 14, 2019

Prosecutors say Malaysia's attorney general has ordered the murder case to proceed against a Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother

Taiwan cites US concerns over El Salvador-China relations

Mar 14, 2019

Taiwan's foreign minister says Washington should be concerned for strategic reasons that Taiwan is losing its diplomatic allies in Latin America to rival China

S. Korean police questioning 2 K-pop stars in sex scandals

Mar 14, 2019

Police are questioning two K-pop stars over interlocking scandals that have fascinated South Korea and prompted both men to announce they are retiring from the entertainment industry

China accuses US of prejudice over human rights issues

Mar 14, 2019

China has responded to new U.S. allegations of widespread human rights abuses with its own accusations of prejudice and interference, saying the situation of rights in the country has "never been better"