Modernity and its enemies

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/13/2020

In those crucial days in mid-December last year — when the first cases of the novel coronavirus began appearing in Wuhan, China — the protocol followed by the hospital authorities required them to immediately report the matter…

Communist Party chief is Vietnam’s new president

AP 10/23/2018

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam’s rubber stamp National Assembly has elected Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as the country’s president, succeeding Tran Dai Quang, who died last month. The 74-year-old Trong is the first to hold…

Canceled talks

Editorial 11/28/2017

It was only a matter of time before the national government cancelled yet again the peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front-New People’s Army (CPP-NDF-NPA) and it won’t be the last time that…

China veterans protest pension delays

10/17/2016

BEIJING — For Yu Shuiping and other Chinese veterans, the country they served has yet to show its gratitude. Fed up with paltry pensions and benefits, they’re taking to the streets, hoping to shame the government into…

HK tightens security for Chinese official’s visit

05/17/2016

HONG KONG — Hong Kong authorities rolled out a massive security operation yesterday as they braced for protests during a top Beijing official’s visit to the semiautonomous city, where tensions are rising over Chinese rule. Thousands of…

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