Government And Politics

China says internment camps are 'free vocational training'

Oct 16, 2018

A senior Chinese official is describing the mass internment of ethnic minority Muslims in the country's far west as a system of vocational training centers that saves Muslims from the lure of religious extremism by giving them employable skills

Mattis: Trump says defense chief's job is '100 percent' safe

Oct 16, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says President Donald Trump has assured him he is "100 percent" safe in his job

Global stocks mostly slip on continuing global trade worries

Oct 15, 2018

Global stocks are mostly down amid worries about global trade and prospects for economic growth.

Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath

Oct 15, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated

Abe renews pledge to change Japan's charter to boost troops

Oct 14, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has renewed his pledge to push for a revision to the country's war-renouncing constitution

Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

The Latest: Malaysia's PM-in-waiting wins landslide victory

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Activists criticize Hong Kong's ban of legislative candidate

Oct 13, 2018

Activists criticize Hong Kong for banning candidate who advocated self-determination

Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

Oct 13, 2018

Prospects for a Trump-Xi meeting lifts hope for a thaw in trade war

Philippine, Vietnam leaders discuss disputed sea boundaries

Oct 12, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnam's prime minister have discussed efforts by their countries to delineate their maritime boundaries in the disputed South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China