Editor's Choice

Down Under but no longer isolated from pall of terror
We Australians liked being cut off from craziness.Australia's remoteness is, for those of us who live there, possibly the greatest thing about it....
South China Sea legal battle hots up
The historic legal battle between the Philippines and China over disputed territories in the South China Sea has entered a new phase.
Lessons on the use of torture
Last week's revelations that the Central Intelligence Agency engaged in torture following the Sept 11, 2001, attacks on the United States should have surprised no one. But they may yet help to dispel the...
Superbugs in an incredibly unwell India
INDIA has recently launched an online visa programme in the hope of doubling the inflow of tourist dollars, which has been well below the country's potential.
Yudhoyono treads the neutral line to stay relevant
INDONESIAN politics may be entering a fascinating new era, with the pending emergence of a neutral bloc that will act as the balance of power between the...

Op-Ed

EVEN for a country like Pakistan, ravaged by terrorism for the last 14 years, the Taleban attack on...
 
THE downfall of Zhou Yongkang, formerly the ninth most powerful man in China, illustrates vividly...
 
AS DEBATE over rising fuel prices rages across Indonesia, its newly installed government will have...
 

Blogs

IT wasn’t just the “road rage” that turned the owner of a bottle recycling firm into the...
 
I was born in the same year Sesame Street premiered on television, and I had always wanted to go to...
 
Myanmar’s unlikely capital, built less than 10 years ago by a military regime, will see a gathering...
 

People

This Christmas will be a special one for Ms Colleen Turzynski, 26, who is finally flying to Singapore to visit her long-lost relatives.