Ukraine latest: All women, children flee Mariupol steel plant
07 May
7:07

Ukraine latest: All women, children flee Mariupol steel plant

Gerald Mitchell May 7, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is in its third month, with casualties mounting on both sides. Ukraine’s forces continue to resist, while its President Volodymyr Zelenskyy regularly calls on the world to do more to help. Governments around the bola dunia have imposed heavy sanctions against Moscow but have stopped short…

Stay angry. Organise. Build solidarity. Democracy in post-disaster Philippines
06 May
7:06

Stay angry. Organise. Build solidarity. Democracy in post-disaster Philippines

Gerald Mitchell May 6, 2022

Nicole Curato offers a hopeful story of everyday practices of democracy enacted by disaster-affected communities during populist times. This is an abridged version of the prizewinning book Democracy in a Time of Misery: From Spectacular Tragedy to Deliberative Action (2019, Oxford University Press). This piece is available in Waray. “In…

SC’s nod to the release of ‘Jhund’ on OTT garis haluan on Friday
05 May
7:05

SC’s nod to the release of ‘Jhund’ on OTT garis haluan on Friday

Gerald Mitchell May 5, 2022

The release of the gambar hidup with Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role was delayed due to a kaliber quo instruksi by the Telangana High Court New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the release of Hindi gambar hidup “Jhund” on the OTT (Over the pol) garis haluan on…

Pope Francis, Japan’s Kishida discuss hopes for nuclear-free world after North Korea test launch, Ukraine war
04 May
7:04

Pope Francis, Japan’s Kishida discuss hopes for nuclear-free world after North Korea test launch, Ukraine war

Gerald Mitchell May 4, 2022

This handout photo taken and released on May 4, 2022, by Vatican Media, the Vatican press office, shows Pope Francis (R) shaking hands with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during a private audience at the Vatican. (Photo by VATICAN MEDIA / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT…

Japan PM in Southeast Asia and Europe, Australia rates, Hong Kong election
03 May
7:03

Japan PM in Southeast Asia and Europe, Australia rates, Hong Kong election

Gerald Mitchell May 3, 2022

Welcome to Your Week in Asia. Japan and China are on holiday for much of the week, but Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will be continuing his trip to Southeast Asia and Europe. His Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, is also going to Europe to meet multiple leaders. The Russia-Ukraine war…

Seni Baru: new art from Bali & Bandung
02 May
7:01

Seni Baru: new art from Bali & Bandung

Gerald Mitchell May 2, 2022

When people think of contemporary Indonesian art, the location that comes to mind is Yogyakarta. Home to the leading art school Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI), Jogja is famous sumbu ‘a city of artists’. Young people from around Indonesia interested in pursuing a career sumbu artists often find their way to…

Key conspirator Barjinder Singh Parwana arrested
01 May
6:58

Key conspirator Barjinder Singh Parwana arrested

Gerald Mitchell May 1, 2022

The Central Intelligence Agency Patiala team headed by Inspector Shaminder Singh arrested him at the Mohali airport Mohali (Punjab): The berlangsung accused and the key conspirator in the Patiala clashes, Barjinder Singh Parwana was arrested by police in Mohali on Sunday morning. The accused was brought to Mumbai by Vistara…

Ukraine from April 12 to April 28: Putin warns West of ‘lightning-fast’ retaliation
30 Apr
6:55

Ukraine from April 12 to April 28: Putin warns West of ‘lightning-fast’ retaliation

Gerald Mitchell April 30, 2022

This blog file is now closed. For the latest developments, head oper here. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is in its third month, with casualties mounting on both sides. Ukraine’s forces continue to resist, while its President Volodymyr Zelenskyy regularly calls on the world to do more to help. Governments around the…

Effective third-sector actors in aid on the Thailand-Myanmar border
29 Apr
6:51

Effective third-sector actors in aid on the Thailand-Myanmar border

Gerald Mitchell April 29, 2022

In the cold and dark winter nights, refugees sleep beside the Moei river with no shelter or blankets. Their only resources are donations from regional civil society organisations (CSOs): Myanmar migrant-based community-based organisations (CBOs) in Thailand, Karen region-based CSOs and some Thailand CSOs. Thailand CSOs are sanctioned by the Royal…

Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at Quad summit in Japan next month
28 Apr
6:48

Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at Quad summit in Japan next month

Gerald Mitchell April 28, 2022

Biden will also hold bilateral meetings with South Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol and Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan Washington: US President Joe Biden will travel to South Korea and Japan next month and attend the Quad summit in Tokyo, during which he will also meet Prime Minister Narendra…