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Political Rock Stars Turn Up Heat Ahead of Thai Elections

<p>BANGKOK From an upstart entrepreneur to a transgender person hoping to find a political voice for the LGBT community, this Sunday's Thai election is proving inclusive even if the chances of victory among the smaller parties remain slim.</p><p>It's an …</p>
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Busan’s Best Local Restaurants 2019

<p>The City of Busan has published its free guidebook, Busan's Best Local Restaurants 2019. The guidebook introduces local restaurants categorized by gu/gun. The book includes English translations for foreigners.</p><p></p><p>Source: Busan City Government</p><...
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Top prize at IOC Women and Sport Awards goes to Taiwan umpire Liu Po-chun

<p>Liu Po-chun, Taiwan's first professional female baseball umpire, received the World Trophy at the International Olympic Committee Women and Sport Awards held March 19 at U.N. headquarters in New York.</p><p> </p><p>According to the IOC, Liu was recognized f...
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Trump Linking Huawei Criminal Case, China Talks Deepens Concerns Over Interference

<p>President Donald Trump shocked some last month when he suggested that the criminal charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies and its chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, might be used as leverage in his administration's ongoing trade talks...
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Taiwan, US Plan New Talks This Year in Rebuke to Beijing

<p>Taiwan and the U.S. will hold talks later this year as part of upgraded efforts to counter Beijing's growing pressure on the island for political unification.</p><p>The talks planned for September in Taipei will include a senior official from Washington, &h...
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Christchurch Death Toll Rises to 50

<p>The death toll in a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques on Friday has risen to 50 after emergency workers found another body at one of the crime scenes. </p><p></p><p>Police Commissioner Mike Bush announced Sunday (local time in New …</p>
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Excellent performance in handling farmers’occupational injury insurance – The Council of Agricultural (COA) commended the Yunlin County Government and 12 farmers’ associations in Yunlin County

<p>Council of Agricultural (COA) of the Executive Yuan handled the "Reporter on the Promotion of farmers'occupational injury insurance", and presented awards and bonuses to the top 30 farmers' associations that promoted the performance of farmers'occupational ...
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US General: Google’s Work in China Benefiting China’s Military

<p>The United States' top general said on Thursday that the Chinese military was benefiting from the work Alphabet Inc's Google was doing in China, where the technology giant has long sought to have a bigger presence.</p><p>"The work that Google …</p>
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Chaos, Gridlock a Daily Ordeal for Manila’s Long-suffering Commuters

<p>It's 3.30 a.m. in the Philippines and much of San Jose Del Monte is fast asleep.</p><p>Flashlight in hand, street sweeper Alejandro Galasao, 58, navigates a labyrinth of alleys to a main road to catch a bus to the capital …</p>
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