Japan and the collective self defence debate

As the debate about Japan's collective self-defence heats up, The Global Panorama explores every possible aspect. TOKYO - Just a few weeks back, Japan held its general elections,...

Thailand Facing Uncertain Future

    Cate Hopkins, Correspondent (Asia: Far East)   PATTANI — In south Thailand, peace talks have been thrown into crisis as the leading Muslim figure co-ordinating the negotiations has been...

Islamic State’s newest video threatens attack on US, France

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On November 19, the Islamic State released a video that threatened the White House with suicide bombings and car blast. Apart from the...

Ex-employee stabs 19 people to death in Japan care home

SAGAMIHARA - A former employee has reportedly killed at least 19 people and injured 26 others at a care home facility in Sagamihara, Japan...

The Word “Allah” Banned for Non-Muslim in Malaysia

Tiantian Liu, Correspondent (Asia: Far East)   KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian Appeals court have overturned the decision of a lower court in 2009 and banned the...

More Politicians Join New Party for 2014 Elections in Indonesia

Nandra Galang Anissa, Correspondent (Asia - Far East)   JAKARTA -- Five politicians have reportedly left their posts to join the National Democrat (Nasdem) party since last...

Chinese New Year 2013 – Forres, Scotland

Zilan Huang, Editor (Asia – Far East)   FORRES - In China, Chinese New Year is also known as the spring festival, which means it celebrates the...

Japan Election: Shinzo Abe is Back on Top

Simona Botviciute, Editor (Asia - Far East)   TOKYO – Shinzo Abe has made one of the most remarkable political comebacks of modern times by winning a...

Death Toll rises as Second Earthquake hits Indonesia

JAKARTA - An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude was recorded off the island of Sumatra, according to the  the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake was days...

Sony Cyber Attack: North Korea Demands Joint Investigation

North Korea has denied any involvement in the cyber attacks on Sony pictures after the premiere of The Interview. PYONGYANG - North Korea demands joint...