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Column: Freedom of speech has its consequences for NBA

Column | Freedom of speech has its consequences for NBA

If the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two. No need to complicate things when...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government, an underwater-launched missile lifts off in the waters off North Korea's eastern coastal town of Wonsan. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

Op Ed | N. Korea’s missile threats cannot be overlooked

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — North Korea’s continued missile threats worsen the security environment surrounding Japan. The situation needs to be taken seriously. The North...

Asian Editor’s Circle | Can Japan become foreign workers’ country of choice?

TOKYO (ANN Desk) — It is unclear whether or not Japan will be able to secure enough foreign workers to sustain the Japanese economy...

All HK rail services to remain suspended after protest violence

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — All train services in Hong Kong including the line to the airport were suspended on Saturday, the city’s...

Op Ed | Opinion divided over shooting of Hong Kong student

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — According to footage of the incident, protesters tossing bricks had been chasing riot police officers for hundreds of...
Analysis: New challenges confront China's Communists at 70

Analysis | New challenges confront China’s Communists at 70

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping has an ambitious goal for China: to achieve "national rejuvenation" as a strong and prosperous nation by 2049,...
The media industry has an irrefutable obligation of inspiring the public and enhancing their awareness. (Pixabay)

Malaysia | Good journalism no longer appeals to readers?

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/World News Day) — Having been in journalism for so long, a question that I have always been asked is: what is...
A bag with the inscription "Fake news" is seen in connection with the moon landing of the US-Americans in the exhibition "Conspiracy theories earlier and today" in the LWL-Landesmuseum f'r Klosterkultur, Stiftung Kloster Dalheim in this May 13, 2019 file photo. (Friso Gentsch/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

World News Day | Securing the future of quality journalism: Warren Fernandez

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/World News Day) — Even as their counterparts elsewhere languished, Indian media houses were once busy launching new titles, snapping up...
From focus to forgotten: Why is N. Korea not a focus at UN?

Analysis | From focus to forgotten: Why is N. Korea not a focus at...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two years ago, Donald Trump used the spotlight of the annual U.N. conclave of world leaders to insult North Korea's...
AP Interview: Afghan minister says police are hardest hit

AP Interview | Afghan minister says police are hardest hit

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police in Afghanistan are one of the country's most-criticized security forces, denigrated as corrupt and inept. Yet Interior Minister Massoud...

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