(Photo) Millions of pro-democracy protesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong over the past 10 weeks/AFP (File/Anthony WALLACE)

Hong Kong standoff takes a toll on Thai economy

The political standoff in Hong Kong is not only fueling fears that Hong Kong may be heading for recession, but also that it may hurt Thailand’s economy. For example, Thailand’s…

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Situation in Hong Kong after 10 weeks of protests

After the 10 week long of protests and demonsteations in Hongkong over the controversial extraditon bill, people around the world turn their attention to the financial hub. What is really…

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(Photo) Police officers during clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters who surrounded a police station where detained protesters are being held in Hong Kong, China July 30, 2019/REUTERS (Tyrone Siu)

New protest erupts as Hong Kong charges 44 activists with rioting

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of people surrounded a police station in Hong Kong on Tuesday chanting “free the martyrs” after 44 activists were charged with rioting following weekend clashes…

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Police in Jakarta clashed with some anti-Widodo protesters

Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest

JAKARTA, May 22 (Reuters) – Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two…

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Poll finds most voters welcome easing of political ban but wary of conflicts

 A new poll suggests that although most people agree with the National Council for Peace and Order’s decision to ease political restrictions, they believe that the country should move gradually…

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