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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 ...

Thaksin hits out at Thailand 'tyranny' in cryptic tweet

/ Aug 30, 2017

Thaksin hits out at Thailand 'tyranny' in cryptic tweet

Fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra hit out at "tyranny" on Wednesday via a cryptic tweet quoting a French Enlightenment thinker, in his first comments since his sister fled overseas. Yingluck Shinawatra, who like her brother was ousted from the post of prime minister ...