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Pro-independence mayor named new Taiwan premier

/ Sep 5, 2017

Pro-independence mayor named new Taiwan premier

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen named a staunchly pro-independence city mayor as her new premier Tuesday in a move that some analysts said would rile China. China still sees self-ruled Taiwan as part of its territory, even though they split almost 70 years ago, and despite ...

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason

/ Sep 5, 2017

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason

A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason and espionage over an alleged conspiracy with unnamed foreigners, as strongman premier Hun Sen takes his assault against his political enemies into new territory. The case comes as opponents of Cambodia's longtime leader, ...

China appoints new army commander

/ Sep 1, 2017

China appoints new army commander

China has appointed a new army commander in a reshuffle of top posts ahead of next month's congress of the ruling Communist Party, state media said Friday. Han Weiguo replaces Li Zuocheng, state-run newspapers said, following Li's promotion as the new chief of the Joint ...