Asia Pacific Topics

Mar 3, 2016

EU plans to restore Schengen by November: sources

The European Union will unveil on Friday a “road map” to restore by November the Schengen passport-free travel area, which is nearing collapse because of the migration crisis, sources said. The plan, a draft of which has been seen by AFP, includes quickly creating ...

Record-breaking South Korea filibuster runs beyond 100 hours

Feb 28, 2016

Record-breaking South Korea filibuster runs beyond 100 hours

South Korean opposition lawmakers seeking to block a government-backed “anti-terrorism” bill pushed their record-breaking filibuster into a sixth straight day of speeches in the parliamentary chamber on Sunday. The filibuster began on Tuesday and had continued around the clock for more than 115 hours ...