MWC: BlackBerry to Introduce Sub-$200 Smartphone for Southeast Asia – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWhat’s News: BlackBerry unveils sub-$200 smartphone and plans retro device with keyboard. U.S. home prices in 2013 post biggest annual gain since 2005. Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox halts…

‘Davos Man’ is coming to Manila in May – InterAksyon

InterAksyonIn a press briefing today, Sushant Palakurthi Rao, World Economic Forum (WEF) head for Southeast Asia, said Manila will push through with hosting the East Asia meeting of the world’s…

Chinese New Year Sends Laborers Home, Rich Abroad – ABC News

ABC NewsDragging a heavy suitcase through a Shanghai subway station, 17-year-old Linghu Yong prepared himself to cram onto a jam-packed train Thursday for the 30-hour trip home to spend the…

Thai Political Crisis Worsens – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBANGKOK—Antigovernment protesters across Southeast Asia took to the streets to mark the New Year, with Thailand lurching further toward a full-blown crisis after election officials Wednesday said demonstrators…

Kerry downplays dispute with China in East China Sea – Reuters UK

Reuters UKHANOI (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday the United States would speak out when countries “raised the temperature” through unilateral actions in territorial disputes,…

Australia foreign minister downplays China air defense zone tension in visit – Reuters

ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) – Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplayed tensions over China’s controversial air defense zone, which has also rankled the United States, Japan and South Korea, after meeting her…

Kate Middleton Causes Raoul Tara Blouse And Skirt Sellout

When Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is not sunbathing in the nude for horny onlookers to see from a distance of a thousand feet, er, this story…. … or…

Human Trafficking In Asia: Case Study

This is a paper I wrote for my Contemporary Global Issues class regarding Human Trafficking in South East Asia. If you would like to see my bibliography don’t hesitate to…