Regions / Asia & Pacific
For a country in which ultra-nationalism was for so long a problem, the weakness of nationalism in contemporary Japan is puzzling.
One of Thailand's major opposition activists reflects on the trial of the former prime minister and the country's color wars.
It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.
In a dispute over one insignificant base on the Japanese island of Okinawa, are we feeling early rumblings on the Asian faultline of American global power?
The testing of nuclear weapons has had devastating effects as well.
Maybe the secret to reunification in the Korean peninsula is winning over hearts and stomachs.
An interview with Kim Dong-choon, recently retired Standing Commissioner of South Korea’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Music did not disarm the fellow with the machete, but it did unite scared Americans and the Yoro tribe of Papua New Guinea in celebration afterwards. Music can only point the way towards a global community graced by understanding. We must walk there on our own.
A new statue of Barack Obama in Jakarta is the focus of protest.
The first Pacific president did pretty well on Asia policy — except for mishandling relations with Japan.