Place Donald Trump, Prayut Chan-o-cha, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg in a room together and they wouldnât agree on many things. That goes for the rest of us too â from football lovers split into rival groups of fans with mutual hatred for each other, to believers in God who kill each other over whose version of the Supreme Being is better.
When the first drug war killing happened in her community, she shrugged it off. She even felt a twinge of hope that the addicts and small-time dealers would learn their lesson, be afraid, and give up their vice.
It is well past midnight as Bahadur Choudhary, a fourth-generation caretaker of Varanasiâs ancient cremation grounds, sprinkles ceremonial butter on huge funeral pyres burning on the banks of the Ganges.
Chinaâs investments in deep-sea ports in Myanmar and Cambodia will provide critical links in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), but there are also concerns that they could give China undue economic leverage in the region.
Compared to the thrilling rapidity of the dramatic cave rescue in Chiang Rai, the travelling life of the average Bangkok commuter has continued to be remarkably slow. Motorists are used to that, of course, but riders of the BTS Skytrain have abruptly been deprived of their accustomed fast lane.
From pig heads to pistachios to whiskey, Chinaâs proposed list of targeted US products for higher border taxes could take a bite out of bilateral trade between the worldâs top two economies.
After Washington imposed new tariffs on billions of Chinese imports just past the stroke of midnight last Friday, Beijing hit back immediately dollar for dollar.
The Arab coalition launched a major military and humanitarian aid operation in Western Yemen in mid-June. The objective is to ensure the unimpeded supply of humanitarian aid to the Yemeni people by liberating the Red Sea port city of Hodeida from the Houthi rebels.