Regions / Asia & Pacific
Philanthropists use microlending and financial literacy programs to conscript world’s poor into the service of free markets.
“The Act of Killing” sheds light on Indonesian mass killings that were even more uncalled for than most atrocities.
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.
The Chinese government attempts to tie unrest in Xinjiang with groups affiliated with Al Qaeda.
NSA spying is sullying Washington's relationship with nearly every one of its global partners and competitors.
Responding to a cyber attack with nuclear weapons, incredible as it sounds, may be “on the table.”
As they rally against a planned military base on Henoko, the people of Okinawa need all the support they can get.
By defending Buddhists who attack Muslims Thein Sein is pouring oil on the fire.
The case of activist Chen Guangcheng sheds light on how dependent American universities are becoming on tuition from Chinese students.
They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report.