Asia & Pacific Political News
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born October 15, 1931, on island of Dhanushkodi off southeastern coast of India. Read A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Biography.
INDIA POLITICS: Bestseller Book: Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Arun Tiwari
Wings of Fire: An Autobiography is an autobiographical tells readers about unlocking inner potential. Read bestseller: Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Arun Tiwari.
PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Philippines Demands Proof for Human Rights Watch’s Assertion of Police ‘Executions’
Philippines dismissed as “thoughtless and irresponsible” a report by Human Rights Watch that President Rodrigo Duterte had turned a blind eye to murders by police in what the group called a “campaign of extrajudicial execution”.
Washington Post said Sessions spoke twice last year with Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador, while he was still a U.S. senator. U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called on Sessions to resign over the issue.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change restricting greenhouse gas emissions, putting the deal one step closer to ratification in the country.
Ir. H. Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, was born in Surakarta, Central Java, on 21 June 1961. Read Joko Widodo Biography and Profile.
MALAYSIA POLITICS: Doan Thi Huong, Siti Aishah Charged With Kim Jong-nam’s Murder, Leave Court in Bullet-Proof Vests
Siti Aishah, a 25-year-old mother of one from Jakarta, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from rural northern Vietnam, could be hanged if they are convicted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Feb. 13.
The confirmation process for Regina Lopez is anticipated because of the uproar she has caused in the mining sector, with calls from miners for her to be removed.
Glocom is a front company run by North Korean intelligence agents that sells battlefield radio equipment in violation of United Nations sanctions.
Akhilesh Yadav was born on 1 July 1973 in Saifai Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. Read Akhilesh Yadav Biography.
Indian nationals are by far the largest group of recipients of the 65,000 H-1B visas issued annually to new applicants under a cap mandated by Congress.
Abe has said neither he nor his wife, Akie Abe, was involved in a murky deal for the purchase of state-owned land by Moritomo Gakuen, an educational body in the western city of Osaka that also runs a kindergarten promoting patriotism.
Donald Tsang, 72, who held the leadership post of chief executive for seven years from 2005, is the most senior city official ever to be convicted in a criminal trial and the highest ranking one to be put behind bars.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has called China’s island building in the South China Sea illegal.
“The government will ensure that all the humanitarian and developmental organizations have unimpeded access to the needy population across the country,” Kiir said in a speech to parliament.
Nearly 70,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar’s Rakhine State to Bangladesh to escape a crackdown launched after nine policemen were killed in attacks on border posts on Oct. 9 that Myanmar blamed on Rohingya militants.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov wants global leaders to embrace a new world order where the U.S. and other western nations are not calling the shots.
President Vladimir Putin was “deeply upset” by the news and had greatly valued Churkin’s professionalism and diplomatic talent, Russian news agencies quoted the Kremlin as saying.
RUSSIA POLITICS: France, Germany Slam Putin’s Decision to Recognize Passports Issued By Separatist Rebels in Eastern Ukraine
Putin on Saturday issued an order for Russian authorities to recognize identity documents, diplomas, birth and marriage certificates and vehicle registration plates issued in the separatist-held regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in east Ukraine.