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Movie Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

SINGAPORE: Probably the greatest movie in the history of cinema. That’s what leading man-of-the moment Chris Pratt has been declaring (tongue in cheek, of course) on his social media platforms in the lead up to the premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. But should we take the man’s word for...

Rights Lawyer Xie Yang’s Trial Postponed

Rights lawyer Xie Yang, one of the few still awaiting trial after the 2015 “Black Friday” or “709” crackdown, was expected to stand trial on Tuesday for inciting subversion and disrupting court order. As AFP’s Joanna Chiu reports, however, the trial was indefinitely postponed without notic...

French voters choose change – but what type?

In a historic departure from 30 years of alternating between the country's parties on the left and right, the French have voted out the old guard and chosen two candidates who have little experience governing in the first round of presidential election voting, Michelle Gagnon writes ...