Section : Forum/Letter/Opinion

Modi’s high-stakes gamble with Kashmir

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strong-arm move to tighten control on Muslim-majority Kashmir is a gamble that could trigger conflict with Pakistan and re-ignite an insurgency that has already cost…

Renewed focus on online hate forums

Efforts to take down the 8chan website where a racist “manifesto” was posted shortly before the El Paso shooting highlight the legal and ethical difficulties in curbing online hate speech…

Hard Brexit threat tests historic ties

New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s big tour of Britain saw him booed by EU supporters in Wales and heckled by nationalists in Scotland. Northern Ireland’s fractious parties then told…

Growing human organs in animals

Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country. The cutting-edge — but…

Voice of justice…

VIEWPOINT By Xu Jue Xi  Eighty years ago, in response to the clarion call from the mainland, more than 100 NCDMC (Nanyang/SEA Chinese Drivers and Mechanics Corps) personnel rushed from…

Northeast Asian sea a flashpoint

The wedge of sea between Japan, Russia, and the Korean peninsula became a new flashpoint this week, with a regional airspace dispute, a seized fishing boat, and missile tests by…

PM Johnson brings Brexit gang back together

From his top cabinet ministers down to his communications staff, Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has surrounded himself with colleagues who helped him win the 2016 Brexit vote. His…