Myanmar’s Rohingya: A Far Wider Tragedy


September 20, 2017 Myanmar’s Rohingya: A Far Wider Tragedy by Philip Bowring http://www.asiasentinel.com The crisis of the Rohingya minority of Myanmar is not simply a humanitarian one of huge dimension and one that has revealed the fragility of Aung San Suu Kyi’s status as a Nobel Peace Prize winner. It is a multi-layered issue which, … Continue reading

North Korea: Dealing with the “Rocket Man” via Negotiation, not Threats


September 20, 2017 North Korea: Dealing with the “Rocket Man”via Negotiation, not Threats by Editorial Board, East Asia Forum http://www.eastasiaforum.org War? “Look at the Map”, says French President Emmanuel Macron in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour at United Nations, New York The North Korean nuclear threat has ratcheted up in recent months, following new … Continue reading

After Mat Tyson’s return to UMNO, Mahathir could be next?


September 20, 2017 After Mat Tyson’s return to UMNO, Mahathir could be next? http://www.malaysiakini.com Malaysian politics has witnessed numerous twists and turns over the past years with mentors and protégés turning on each other, adversaries becoming allies and allies becoming adversaries. Anything is possible with this enigmatic politician. After all, UMNO Baru which Prime Minister … Continue reading

Remarks by President Donald Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly


September 20, 2017   Remarks by President  Donald Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly United Nations New York, New York 10:04 A.M. EDT, September 19, 2017   https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/09/19/remarks-president-trump-72nd-session-united-nations-general-assembly President Donald Trump delivers a tough message to North Korea’s Rocket Man, Iran, Cuba and Venezuela  at The United Nations General Assembly … Continue reading

Why China won’t push North Korea into a corner of isolation


September 20, 2017 Why China won’t push North Korea into a corner  of isolation–It’s a Question of Trust by Evan Osnos http://www.newyorker.com It is a question of trust–Chinese Leaders trust Trump less than the Rocket Man of North Korea. At the center of the North Korean nuclear crisis is a pivotal question: How much is … Continue reading

President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly


September 19, 2017 President Donald Trump Addresses The United Nations General Assembly Trump: “We are calling for a great reawakening of nations” Trump concluded his UN speech by urging for a “great reawakening of nations” and a “revival of their spirits.” “Now, we are calling for a great reawakening of nations. For the revival of … Continue reading