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ASEAN, according to a Filipino Millennial

ASEAN, according to a Filipino Millennial

As a Grade 12 student taking up Humanities and Social Sciences, I believe its important to have a deeper and more critical understanding of what ASEAN is. I remember one of my teachers advising me that I should be able to give a “scholastic” answer in answering questions. But from my perspective, the ASEAN is […]

The Breakthrough Diplomatic

The Breakthrough Diplomatic

South Korean diplomacy with Southeast Asian Nations had stopped for four years. Now, South Korean President Moon Jae-in will bring diplomatic breakthrough. President Moon Jae-in will be visiting three ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries next month—namely Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines—for the first time since assuming office May of this year. President Moon’s […]

Singapore Buzz For A Non-Chinese PM Amid Debate Over Malay President

Singapore Buzz For A Non-Chinese PM Amid Debate Over Malay President

  Singapore made history on September 13, 2017 by choosing a woman as the Head of State. Halimah Yacob, 63, an immediate-past Speaker of Parliament, was elevated to be the Elected President (EP) in a walkover. A member of the Malay community, she rose to the highest office of the land in the first reserved […]

Unstable World Leaders

Unstable World Leaders

North Korea young leader Kim Jong-un inspecting the new weapon and showing it being loaded into an intercontinental ballistic missile accompanied the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) report: “North Korea has succeeded in making a more developed nuke.” A photo of Kim Jong-un holding inspected a missile was released by State media on the 3rd […]

2017 Global Leaders Forum Indonesia: “Indonesia is the Land of Opportunity for the Precise and Humble”

2017 Global Leaders Forum Indonesia: “Indonesia is the Land of Opportunity for the Precise and Humble”

“Indonesia is the land of opportunity. But only those who are precise and humble will be able to gain such opportunities.” On the 23rd of August, at 6 pm (Korea time), to kick-off the 2017 Global Leaders Forum Indonesia with Korean member participants, Jung Moo-young (Vice President of Korindo), Indonesian citizens, and embassy workers, Noh […]

Hope and Courage in Marawi City, Philippines

Hope and Courage in Marawi City, Philippines

By Alin Ferrer The conflict in Marawi City has entered its fourth week as of now.  On May 22, terrorist groups attacked the city and set it ablaze, an incident allegedly inspired by ISIS.  But let there be no mistake about this: the Maute group is a lawless group of bandits who are pretending to […]

285 killed during Myanmar’s water festival

285 killed during Myanmar’s water festival

Nearly 300 people were killed during the New Year water festival, official media said Tuesday, Anadolu reported. The state-run newspaper on Tuesday reported 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured as 1,200 crimes and accidents occurred across the country during the four-day annual Thingyan Water Festival. “Compared to last year’s figures of 967 crimes, […]

Bangladesh govt compromises with Islamic bigots

Bangladesh govt compromises with Islamic bigots

The two latest major events may help to define how things are happening now in Bangladesh. One of the country’s most dreaded militants, Mufti Abdul Hannan, who was chief of a faction of Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami Bangladesh, was hanged on the night of April 12 for carrying out a grenade attack on British High Commissioner in Bangladesh […]

Lu – Olo pledged to strengthen national unity

Lu – Olo pledged to strengthen national unity

The people of Timor – Leste has chosen a new president. Francisco Guterres Lu – Olo was elected to the fourth president of the republic to Timor – Leste with total valid votes of 295.048 (57.1%) and Antonio da Conceicao with a total of 167.794 (32.5%) and the another valid vote divided into six other […]

The process of impeachment in Philippines and Indonesia

The process of impeachment in Philippines and Indonesia

The Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye last Friday, removing her from office after a 92-day leadership crisis, triggering a presidential election in the weeks to come. However, another case of impeachment has occurred: President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines. The first impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte was filed on Thursday, […]

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