Regions / Asia & Pacific
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
The lack of majority support for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement is an example of developing nations’ inclination towards pragmatism, not liberalism and civil rights.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
Being the world’s top economic power comes with many responsibilities, which China may be trying to sidestep.
Pakistan is playing fast and loose with the precautions to nuclear war.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
Democracy has become more about bureaucratic procedure and less about the people.