Regions / Asia & Pacific
President Thein Sein has a long way to go to win the trust of the West, as well as his own people.
As North Korea's launch date for its satellite approaches, the international community has responded with threats and by distancing themselves from Pyongyang. However, a far better solution could be reached from the international community working towards closer relations with North Korea.
Amid slowing growth and an awakening population, can China avoid the scorpion's sting of capitalism much longer?
The nomination of Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank meets with the approval of many opposed to globalization.
Asia is spending more on the military and selling more weapons to the world.
The current wave of self-immolations may make the issue of Tibet impossible for either China or the United States to ignore.
As time goes by and pressure placed on Iran by the international community grows, China has grown increasingly critical of Tehran.
Should we let the truth get in the way of a good story?
Despite the recent change in North Korea's leadership, it is important that talks resume between Pyongyang and Japan.
It's not likely that an Occupy Pyongyang movement will set up tents in Kim Il Sung Square anytime soon. But the same widening inequalities that plague the United States and the global economy can also be found inside North Korea.