Asia

Duterte supports Myanmar–Adopts Chinese and Russian Diplomatic Position on Rohingya Conflict

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his support for Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who has found herself abandoned by her erstwhile European and US supporters over the so-called Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. The conflict is one of the many fronts in the Burma/Myanmar Civil War which has been waged […]

Pakistan’s Geopolitical Naivety

The angry exchange of negative statements between the USA and Pakistan starting from the end of 2017 have been characterized by rather bland responses from the latter put forth as ‘strong’ and ‘assertive’ by optimists. The ‘condemnations’ of the US seem to all involve lambasting it for ‘abandoning its friend […]

China Successfully Clones Two Macaque Monkeys Leading To Groundbreaking Medical Research

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has successfully cloned two macaque monkeys. This is a medically significant achievement as macaque monkeys share many biological characteristics with humans. Previous attempts in other nations to clone such animals have failed. The scientific endeavours which led to the recent success have been three years […]