• Analysts attribute ruling party's defeat to voters' angst over sluggish economy and lack of job opportunities.


    South Korea's President Park Geun-hye
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 14, 2016, 5:45 AM EDT
  • by Michael Lerner Beijing's plan to lay off 1.8mn coal and steel workers is not off to a good start.Asia-Pacific,Beijing,China,coal,coal miners,Heilongjiang,layoffs,social unrest,steel,Michael Lerner
    Published Date : Mar 15, 2016, 2:45 PM EDT
  • Aung San Suu Kyi addressing the members at the European Parliament in 2013.

    Htin Kyaw elected the country's first civilian leader in decades. Suu Kyi was barred from running but has said she will lead the country anyway.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 15, 2016, 8:24 AM EDT
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    Opposition leaders denounced the finding, which will clear the way for Razak to run for office in 2018. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 26, 2016, 8:44 AM EST
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    by Michael Lerner Cross-border railway, port, and electricity connections will benefit both countries.Asia-Pacific,Bangladesh,dam,electricity,India,Narendra Modi,natural gas,Northeast India,railways,Tripura,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 13, 2016, 4:40 PM EST