Regions / Asia & Pacific
Every democracy in the world has an elected legislature. Why not the United Nations?
Taiwan's political press is calling a student textbook protest the country's next Sunflower Movement — "High School Edition."
The Obama administration has concluded deals with Iran and Cuba. Will North Korea round out the trifecta?
Like Japan and the United States, China will soon be graying, while India will be brimming over with youthful workers.
Just two months after mass graves were discovered in Malaysia, the U.S. State Department upgraded the country's human rights ranking. Here's why.
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
People from Seattle to Fiji are filing lawsuits over global warming — and they just might have a case.
North Korea’s continued existence depends on expanding freedom and the economy while contracting its nuclear weapons program.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.