Regions / Asia & Pacific
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.
Pakistan has contracted with China to build two nuclear reactors ― except they’re untested.
No one performs Shakespeare in the theaters of Pyongyang. Instead, he is enacted in the corridors of power.
Parents and students in Japan's "North Korean" schools struggle to maintain their identity in an increasingly hostile environment.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.
Integrating women into environmental decision-making is critical to addressing the issues arising from climate change.
Susan Rice presented a plan in her Georgetown speech on how to make a deal with Beijing.
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.
Human Rights Day is an ideal time to acknowledge that what is presented as a pure human rights project is, for oppressed peoples, actually sullied by politics.