Seoul (TNA) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current chance to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace, as Seoul and Washington are wrapping up their combined military drills. The allies kicked off the “command-post” exercise on Aug. 5.Continue Reading

Central (SCF) – Readers from myriad latitudes have been asking me about Hong Kong. They know it’s one of my previous homes. I developed a complex, multi-faceted relationship with Hong Kong ever since the 1997 handover, which I covered extensively. Right now, if you allow me, I’d rather cut toContinue Reading

us-china trade war

Beijing (TC) – The United States and China have reached a truce in their escalating trade war. Following a meeting between US president, Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping at the G20, the two leaders agreed to renew talks. Tariffs, which began to be introduced by both sidesContinue Reading

Chicago (SF) – Articles, editorials, and calls to action over the Chinese region of Xinjiang (officially known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) have filled countless pages of news in the past few years. A chorus of voices spanning the American political spectrum, from Marco Rubio to Ilhan Omar, call for sanctionsContinue Reading

Pyongyang (GPA) – The resurrection of Kim Yong-Chol shows why it is critical to question everything you hear about the DPRK in Western media. Last weekend marked yet another media fabrication about a round of ‘purged’ government officials, including the general of the army Kim Yong-Chol, inside of the DemocraticContinue Reading

Bangkok (NEO) – Heavily biased headlines emanating from US and European media should already make it abundantly clear which side of upcoming Thai elections in March Western special interests are on. The current Thai government is led by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, a general of the Royal Thai Army and theContinue Reading

Islamabad (TNA) – Pakistan’s Army released footage claiming to show Indian pilot, the Wing Commander Abhi Nanda in its custody after the arrest of two Indian pilots following the shooting down of two Indian jets within Pakistan airspace on Wednesday. According to the video, one of the captured pilots canContinue Reading

Kabul (TNA) – A large number of prisoners, all of them senior members of Daesh (also ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group, broke out of a Taliban prison in northwest Afghanistan after US troops helped them escape through a covert operation. According to Tasnim dispatches, American forces operating in Afghanistan carriedContinue Reading