THE BOTTOM LINE

AS WORLD attention focused on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, India all of a sudden moved to strip the special region of Jammu and Kashmir of the autonomy guaranteed to it in the country'...

[HONG KONG] Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families took to the streets in Hong Kong on Saturday to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month....

[TAIPEI] Taiwan's foreign minister on Monday called for "genuine" democratic elections to be held in Hong Kong after the city was rocked by fresh political violence, comments that will likely...

[WASHINGTON] Republican and Democratic lawmakers joined forces Thursday to reaffirm US commitment to democracy and human rights in Hong Kong, and send a stern warning about what they termed China'...

[BERLIN] A former Hong Kong independence activist now living with refugee status in Germany warned on Tuesday, 30 years after the Tiananmen crackdown, that a "brutal" China is now eroding...

INDONESIA pulled off a complex yet peaceful election across its vast - and ethnically diverse - island territory this week, cementing its place as a democratic beacon in a sea of authoritarian...

[TAIPEI] Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on Saturday for international support to defend the self-ruled island's democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China.

IT HAS been said that the easiest way to take a fortress is from the inside, which probably makes it the easiest way for defenders to lose one too. In an era when democracy and its associated...

[FORT WASHINGTON] Exiled Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng has lived a good life in the United States for more than 20 years.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's democracy camp lost out Monday in a critical by-election as the city's pro-Beijing establishment further cemented its grip....