Regions / Asia & Pacific
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.
South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.
The domestic workers’ rights movement offers powerful lessons for the broader fight against forced labor, trafficking, and servitude.
The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.
America's foreign policy hawks are no longer counting on Iran to collapse, but North Korea and Cuba remain the "Teetering Twosome."
Over the last decade, thousands of Chinese gold-seekers have streamed into Ghana, falling into conflict with local authorities and rival miners.