by Yusmadi Yusoff 24 October, 2018, Malaysia’s prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim is on an official trip to China The tenor of his visit carries a simple yet profound message – one of inclusivity Yusmadi Yusoff In May this year, Malaysia opened a new chapter in its history books when voters chose change and elected the Pakatan Harapan coalition
October 23, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks on October 23 about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. U.S. President Donald Trump has said the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul was “one of the worst cover-ups” in history. “They had a very bad
Trump, like Obama before him, has enjoyed a close relationship with Saudi Arabia’s royal family. AP Photo/Evan Vucci 23 October 2018 Jeffrey Fields, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul has put the United States’ relationship with
Global financial hub positions itself as broker to help meet Asia’s looming infrastructure investment gap worth an estimated US$460 billion annually Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 Reuters Singapore launched a government agency on Tuesday to support infrastructure projects across Asia, which need billions of dollars in funding, and make them more appealing to financial institutions and
October 23, 2018 IDSA By D. Padma Kumar Pillay* On October 04, 2018, India handed over seven Rohingya immigrants to the Myanmar authorities at Moreh on the India-Myanmar border. The Supreme Court allowed their deportation on the ground that Myanmar had accepted them as citizens. Around 40,000 Rohingya refugees are believed to be in India,
A man walks through a greenhouse in northeastern Uganda where sustainable agriculture techniques such as drought-resistant crops and tree planting are taught, Oct. 19, 2017. AP Photo/Adelle Kalakouti Jessica Eise, Purdue University and Kenneth Foster, Purdue University World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations’ annual food security report.
N Sathiya Moorthy 24 July 2020 Indian claims to the Ram story and ownership could be challenged from more places than one, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s recent diatribe that the birthplace of Hindu god Ram is located in his country and not in Ayodhya, need not be a
Lieutenant General (retired) Chowdhury Hasan Sarwardy (left) and General Aziz Ahmed, the Chief of Army Staff (right) by Taj Hashmi 20 July 2020 Although neither the puppet and illegitimate government of Sheikh Hasina nor the pro-Indian Deep State, which has been running Bangladesh for the last twelve years, gathered enough courage to broadcast