Mar 22, 2016

Myanmar must stay united

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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.

Beijing blames 'radical separatists' for Hong Kong riot

Feb 14, 2016

Beijing blames 'radical separatists' for Hong Kong riot

A senior Beijing official on Sunday blamed “radical separatists” for a riot in Hong Kong last week, the worst clashes the city has seen since mass pro-democracy protests. In unusually blunt remarks on a local Hong Kong matter, Zhang Xiaoming, Beijing’s top representative in ...

Hong Kong activists face riot charges after holiday protest

Feb 11, 2016

Hong Kong activists face riot charges after holiday protest

Several dozen people appeared in a Hong Kong court Thursday to face rioting charges following a violent clash earlier this week between protesters and police sparked by a clampdown on holiday street food vendors. Hong Kong police and local media reports said 37 people ...

Suu Kyi could be president, Myanmar officials say

Feb 8, 2016

Suu Kyi could be president, Myanmar officials say

The nominees for Myanmar’s next president and two vice presidents will be revealed to parliament on March 17, an official said Monday, setting a clear timeline for the transition of power from a military-controlled government to democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s party. Parliament ...