Asia

Jokowi to announce Cabinet in early October

JAKARTA — Mr Joko “Jokowi” Widodo will announce his Cabinet team in early October, said a senior adviser to the Indonesian President-elect, as he steps up preparations to become...

Beijing says it wants to mend ties with Hanoi

BEIJING — A top official from China’s Communist Party told a special envoy from Vietnam that the two neighbours should try to rebuild their battered ties after a flare-up over...

N Korea calls US ‘graveyard of human rights’

N Korea calls US ‘graveyard of human rights’

SEOUL — North Korea’s government said today (Aug 27) that the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a ...

The 5Cs that will shape conflicts

The 5Cs that will shape conflicts

The 18th-century German military strategist Carl von Clausewitz defined war as the continuation of politics by different means and, like the ancient Chinese strategist Sun Tzu,...

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