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Little India riot: One year later

Every Sunday, from the living room of his third-floor Housing Board flat in Little India’s Buffalo Road, Singaporean Jumani Hori can see foreign workers playing cricket on a grass patch along Tekka ...

Updated : 2014.12.09 20:59

Colors of the mountain

Doi Tung in Chiang Rai province will be ablaze with color next weekend and for once it won’t just be the flowers in Mae Fah Luang Garden providing the stunning hues. Visitors will also be able to e...

Updated : 2014.12.02 21:06

Remembering fellow heroes

Barbara McMurrey, a 73-year-old from Texas, believes that her father, Maj. William McMurrey, still has a guiding hand on her, 70 years after his death. “I was 3 when he was killed in 1944, during a...

Updated : 2014.12.02 21:06

Tales of a taxi ‘uncle’

On my fourth day as a taxi driver, I drove for six hours at night with just one five-minute toilet break. It was past midnight when I headed home and absent-mindedly got into the wrong lane at the j...

Updated : 2014.12.02 21:05

China cuts coal use for clear skies

Liu Jinming had a tough time handling the high-tech equipment and coping with the complex information on the computer screens in front of him. Liu, 50, has been working at the coal-fired heating pla...

Updated : 2014.11.18 20:49

Is that cake on display fresh?

There they sit, scrumptious looking baked goodies that tempt the taste buds. But just how fresh is that quiche or cake or pie or all manner of tantalizing treats behind glass displays? Housewife Ja...

Updated : 2014.11.18 20:49

We say white coffee, you say latte

“When I was young, I had to walk to school.” How many times did our parents grate us with tales of their old “hard times” and how lucky we were to have buses and cars? Well, guess what? We might ju...

Updated : 2014.11.18 20:48

Wisdom of experience

As the deadline for the drafting of the new constitution approaches, the political parties of Nepal persist in their old habits. They continue to treat the Constituent Assembly calendar with indiffer...

Updated : 2014.11.11 19:12

APEC: Common dream of prosperity

Behind the Asia-Pacific dream that president Xi Jinping proposed at the APEC CEO Summit on Sunday lies China’s wish for as large a proportion of the global population as possible to benefit from econ...

Updated : 2014.11.11 19:12

U.S., China to avoid worst-case scenario

It is not the bad bilateral bond between them but history that calls for China and the U.S. to build a new type of major power relations. With history beckoning, the way to handle China-U.S. relatio...

Updated : 2014.11.11 19:12

Navigating sexual harassment in Pakistan

I learned to drive when I was 16 years old. It was essentially my first foray into a world outside my rather conservative home setting. Insisting that I learn to drive the “correct” way, my father...

Updated : 2014.11.11 19:11

Poor and hungry

The presidential office’s response to the release of a Social Weather Stations survey showing that 43 percent, or about 9.3 million Filipinos, considered themselves hungry, and 55 percent, or some 1...

Updated : 2014.11.04 20:31

Shifting focus on Xinjiang

Xinjiang’s image has been tainted with negative perceptions. No thanks to the merciless terror attacks and violent clashes carried out by some people from the autonomous region, Xinjiang natives ar...

Updated : 2014.11.04 20:29

Avoidable disasters

The deadly landslide in Sri Lanka on Oct. 29, which wiped out an entire village and buried about 200 people alive in Koslanda, came as no surprise. Described as the worst ever natural disaster since ...

Updated : 2014.11.04 20:28

Articulation of nuanced principles is vital to justice

In the current war against the Islamic State, several voices have been calling for a review of the mindset with which a fundamental resolution of terrorism will be achieved. Some articles, such as “T...

Updated : 2014.11.04 20:28