Regions / Asia & Pacific
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a look at the grim prospects for disabled North Koreans.
Central Asia’s rich hydrocarbon and uranium resources could serve the needs of a rapidly industrializing India’s economy and nuclear-energy program.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?
China’s good relations with states at odds with each other could yield results at the negotiating table soon.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua, built by China, is a tangible signal that the United States can't set the terms of the world economy forever.
Democratic and political reforms in Burma have been uneven and halting.
Nepal, a strategically located country on the southern flank of the central Himalayas between India and China, has finally caught election fever.
Shinzo Abe is back as prime minister, along with his special brand of Abenomics and a whole new politics of hype.
Like nuclear weapons, storms such as Typhoon Haiyan need their own disarmament treaty.
The super typhoon that just hit the Philippines should be a wake-up call for climate-change negotiators in Warsaw.