Jan 20, 2017

Crisis in Gambia

Yayha Jammeh, who lost Gambia's presidential election last month, should honor the people's will by stepping down.

Jan 14, 2017

Zhou Youguang, father of Chinese Romanization, dies at 111

Zhou Youguang, a linguist considered the father of modern China’s Pinyin Romanization system, died Saturday at the age of 111. Born in 1906 during China’s last imperial dynasty, the Qing, Zhou died at his home in Beijing, one day after celebrating his birthday, according ...

Mar 22, 2016

Myanmar must stay united


The formation of the first civilian government in more than 50 years on April 1 is only the beginning, and not the end, of Myanmar's long process of transition to a genuine democracy.