People and organisation in many countries around the world claim to have adopted Bhutan’s human development vision of Gross National Happiness (GNH).
This is a question that is at the heart of the tensions across the Pacific. To Parag Khanna, author of The Future Is Asian, the answer is almost self-evident. However, if you read his book carefully, you will find that he thinks global power will be shared between Asian and Western
Throughout the months of September and October, the uproar in Malaysian society in the run-up to the 14th general elections that could be called anytime now, has been energised by controversies such as one over a proposed beer...
India's Republic Day, celebrated on January 26, is the occasion that New Delhi picks to showcase itself to the world.
The plea has come against a backdrop that a lot of people, including a vast number of Americans themselves, were not aware that it was the third skyscraper which came down on that day, a few hours after the Twin Towers were completely destroyed.
The hand-wringers of the past five months who forlornly expected that wider Asia was poised to be cashed out by an America under President Donald Trump are probably breathing a bit easier lately.
After years of negotiations, Asean and China signed the Declaration on the Conduct which cited that the contracting parties should exercise restraint in activities that could complicate or escalate disputes.
It's official. A new world order, aka, the Trump Order, has been set in motion.
Brain drain seems to be an obstacle in Malaysia's development. Moves by Malaysians leaving home to seek greener pasture have never been stopped.
New United States President Donald Trump must be “fantastically” happy with a “wonderful” Asean because it is the only “great” regional organisation that has no military might and has not been at war. The problem is, he might not know about the grouping at all.
The final doomsday countdown has begun for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Two months after India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the controversial decision to withdraw currency notes of Rupees 500 (USD 7.4) and 1,000 from circulation his country is still reeling from the effects.
A school event in Taiwan came to the forefront of international media last week. A group of students from a private high school wore self-fashioned Nazi uniforms and wielded swastika banners at their school's “Christmas and Thanksgiving Costume Parade” on December 23.
Looking through the list of Asia's greats who passed away in the year past, it is impossible to escape a sense of awe at their accomplishments even as you are struck by the realisation that ultimately, everyone is mortal.
A century ago, the 1917 Russian Revolution marked the end of the First World War, that changed the 20th century into a new divide between different ideologies.
Let's stop blaming Trump for our misogynistic world. Even without him, there are plenty of men in leadership positions who think women are just fair game.