Asia Pacific Sep 19, 2019

Public transport drivers strike in Delhi over higher fines

Commuters in India's capital faced difficulties Thursday as much of the city's public transportation, including private buses, auto-rickshaws and some ride-hailing services, remained off the roads to protest a sharp increase in traffic fines under a new law. The government hopes the new Motor Vehicles ...

Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 19, 2019

New Tuvalu leader bodes ill for Taiwan

Newly installed lawmakers of the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, a potential blow for ally Taiwan, which had diplomatic ties to another Pacific island nation cut this week in favor of Beijing. Former Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele ...