Ill-advised talk threatens our autonomyTuesday, 9 October, 2012, 3:53am 1 comment
Hanoi's intensifying propaganda battle over the disputed South China Sea could yet produce an intriguing victor - the former regime of South Vietnam that it defeated in 1975 after years of war.9 Oct 2012 - 3:59am
Journalists tend to be on the outside of a story, looking in. For Lisa Genasci, it wasn't enough. She wanted to be more involved. So began the switch to philanthropy in 2006. The former Associated Press writer and freelancer founded and heads the ADM Capital Foundation, which manages funds for investors who want to contribute to charitable projects.9 Oct 2012 - 3:41pm
Emma Reynolds may not always have achieved what she set out to do, but it never stopped her from trying. When she set up her first business at the age of 23, there were many sceptics.
"There were some people who didn't think it was a good idea, or came up with reasons why I shouldn't do it," she explains.22 May 2014 - 4:08pm
The Philippines has proposed an information-sharing system for Southeast Asia to help protect its waters from security challenges such as piracy, illegal fishing and drug trafficking.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Senior Southeast Asian foreign ministry officials met in the Philippines on Wednesday to try to improve maritime co-operation amid sea disputes that threaten regional stability.
Discussions during the three-day Asean Maritime Forum will focus on maritime security, sea piracy and ensuring “freedom of navigation” in the seas they share, the foreign department said in a statement.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
No unfettered free speech in practice
Andrew Nunn is wrong about Hong Kong's relationship with the mainland and the significance of free speech ("Protesters still proud to be Chinese", September 27).2 Oct 2012 - 3:01am 8 comments
The Philippine military said it had sent fewer than 100 Marines to help guard disputed South China Sea islands, while emphasising it had no plans for a major troop build-up in the area.
Lieutenant General Juancho Sabban, head of the military’s western command which has jurisdiction over the area, said the soldiers arrived on Palawan island facing the South China Sea last Friday.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
The Philippines has deployed 800 marines and opened new headquarters to guard its interests in the disputed Spratly islands, which China also claims, a senior military official said yesterday.1 Oct 2012 - 4:42am
The Philippines has deployed 800 more marines and opened a new headquarters to guard its interests in the disputed Spratlys islands, which China also claims, a senior military official said on Sunday.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Cult leader hanged for six murders28 Sep 2012 - 3:51am
About 7.6 million people, a 20 per cent increase on last year, are expected to pass through land, sea and air immigration border checkpoints during next week's "golden week" national holiday, government estimates show.28 Sep 2012 - 3:17am
The broiling territorial disputes in the South China Sea are a diplomatic minefield but Thailand’s prime minister hopes to bring something new to the negotiating table: a woman’s touch.
Yingluck Shinawatra told the Asia Society on Wednesday that as a nonclaimant state on good terms with all the parties involved, Thailand wants to help.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Indonesia is circulating among Southeast Asian nations a draft code of conduct for the South China Sea, hoping for progress before a regional summit in November, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs issued a statement this month on the freedom of navigation in the so-called "West Philippine Sea". It said that "the freedom of navigation is a customary right under international law" and "its existence does not depend solely on the will or assurance of one or any individual state".24 Sep 2012 - 1:28am