Category: Politics

Vietnam, EU Snub US on Trade

HO CHI MINH CITY Vietnam and Europe could be swapping more pomelo fruit and Portuguese cheese soon if a new trade deal comes into effect, linking two regions that have been looking for an alternative to the trade tensions brought on by the United Sta…

Relative Stability Brings Progress to Myanmar Region

WA STATE, MYANMAR Loud explosions and billowing smoke filled the air above the national stadium in the highly militarized capital of Panghsang in Myanmar’s Shan state � but it wasn’t what one might expect in a region known for its heavily armed troop…

Philippines Votes in Polls Expected to Boost Duterte

MANILA Filipinos vote Monday in midterm polls that are expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s grip on power, opening the way for him to deliver on pledges to restore the death penalty and rewrite the constitution.Duterte has found interna…