Regions / Asia & Pacific
Robots were a major force in the automation drive that made Japan the most competitive nation in manufacturing in the 1980s. That glory seems to have faded in recent decades, and Japanese robotics are no exception.
The Obama administration's approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.
Whistleblowers have unearthed the widespread use of Agent Orange by the U.S. military in Korea.
Lady Gaga recently went to Japan to help out the victims of the earthquake. But did she send out all the right messages?
A proposed naval base on the South Korean island of Jeju has encountered fierce resistance from the residents.
You may have watched the great British TV series "Blood on the Wire." Is Apple "Blood on the Wireless"?
Fighting by Burma's three largest ethnic minorities has flared up all at once.
Though a Republican, Jon Huntsman points the way to better relations with China.
Ai Weiwei has challenged the Chinese authorities with his art and his Tweets -- who will win this political tug-of-war?
Prime Minister Gillard's call for the abolition of nuclear weapons had its origins in a powerhouse international 2008 commission.