Regions / Asia & Pacific
Micro-blogging is increasing the pressure on the Chinese government to eradicate “Re-education Through Labor” camps.
Although known for decades for its oppressive behavior, Myanmar's government is capable of very little when it comes to conserving natural resources, promoting development, and protecting citizens.
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.