Category Archives: General

Singapore PM Stirs Flap in Cambodia by Bringing up Vietnam’s 1979 Invasion

Cambodian officials are bristling this week after a recent remark by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recalling Vietnam’s January 1979 invasion and decade-long occupation of Cambodia.Lee used his official Facebook page on May 31 to send Thai Prime Minister… Read More

Singapore PM Stirs Flap in Cambodia by Bringing up Vietnam’s 1979 Invasion

Cambodian officials are bristling this week after a recent remark by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recalling Vietnam’s January 1979 invasion and decade-long occupation of Cambodia.Lee used his official Facebook page on May 31 to send Thai Prime Minister… Read More

Vietnam Steps Up Punishment of Journalists, Bloggers

WASHINGTON Carolyn Komatsoulis contributed to this reportTwenty-five members of Congress wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week to urge greater freedom of expression in Vietnam, where the one-party communist state has aggressively jailed bloggers and activists.The letter comes… Read More

Defense Minister: China to ‘Fight to the End’ to Reunify with Taiwan

SINGAPORE China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its reunification with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over its military presence in Asia.Speaking at the Shangri-La… Read More

Defense Minister: China to ‘Fight to the End’ to Reunify with Taiwan

SINGAPORE China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its reunification with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over its military presence in Asia.Speaking at the Shangri-La… Read More

Mahathir, Abe Hold Bilateral Talks

TOKYO, May 31 2019 (Bernama) � Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held a bilateral meeting with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Friday at the Prime Minister’s Office in Nagato-cho, Chiyoda-ku, here.It is anticipated that the two leaders… Read More

Government Needs Three Years to Reduce Debt to 54 percent – Dr Mahathir

TOKYO, May 30 2019 (Bernama) The government needs three years to reduce the national debt to the ceiling level of 54 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) from 80 per cent currently, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir… Read More