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ASEAN countries will seek knowledge on border control from partners like the EU and the US to tackle new, non-traditional security threats that may come with the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the end of next year.
POSTED |  02-08-2014
Thailand is the world's third-most dangerous base for accessing the web, as the country lacks data security measures and law enforcement.
POSTED |  02-08-2014
Starting from August 29, Thai authorities will bar visitors who overstay their visas from returning to Thailand for between one year and a whole decade.
POSTED |  31-07-2014
The Thai military government on Wednesday (30 July 2014) approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China.
POSTED |  30-07-2014
India’s Rural Development Ministry has decided to try to tackle two problems at the same time: Youth unemployment and bad air quality. It has unveiled a plan to hire youths – potentially up to 300,000 – to plant 2 billion trees along the country’s highways.
POSTED |  30-07-2014
In a commentary dated 26 July 2014, the Editorial Board of The New York Times called for an end to the longstanding ban on marijuana in the United States.
POSTED |  29-07-2014
Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said on Monday that the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 could possibly be a war crime.
POSTED |  28-07-2014
Americans are so down on President Obama at the moment that, if they could do the 2012 election all over again, they'd overwhelmingly back the former Massachusetts governor's bid for the White House.
POSTED |  28-07-2014
Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Sunday succinctly summed up her view of what the world is like right now: It's a mess.
POSTED |  28-07-2014
Netizens were recently appalled by a broadcast video of a Malaysian journalist seen poking around at what were the remains of victims of MH17.
POSTED |  26-07-2014
A German business leader who has previously warned against economic sanctions on Russia has come out in support of tougher action if President Vladimir Putin fails to cooperate on stabilising the situation in Ukraine.
POSTED |  26-07-2014
Ukraine’s lawmakers will meet in a special session on Thursday to decide whether to accept or reject the sudden resignation of the prime minister.
POSTED |  26-07-2014
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigned on Thursday after his governing coalition collapsed, plunging the former Soviet state into political limbo.
POSTED |  25-07-2014
Some 40 Catholic bishops from various dioceses in Mexico are attending an “intensive” exorcism seminar this week.
POSTED |  24-07-2014
Bolivia’s Vice President Alvaro García Linera has signed a controversial bill lowering the minimum age of working from 14 to 10.
POSTED |  24-07-2014
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A record number of Chinese tourists visited Boston last year, dethroning the United Kingdom as the No.1 source of overseas tourists.
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