Regions / Asia & Pacific
How Turkey is chasing China to become the next big thing.
New documents reveal larger U.S. role in suppressing the popular uprising in South Korea in 1980.
Did North Korea really have anything to do with the sinking of the Cheonan?
It's no mystery who's responsible for the latest political tragedy in Japan.
The trillion-dollar war bill and a half-billion-dollar jet fighter engine are connected in a way that goes beyond their status as budget items.
New U.S. documents reveal Washington's complicity with dictators around the Kwangju uprising of 1980 in South Korea.
It is mandatory for all Bhutanese to wear national dress in public places. Cultural pride or a repressive state?
Mention "The Insular Empire" to the average American, and they'd likely have no idea what you were talking about. They probably still wouldn't get it if you gave them another clue: "America in the Mariana Islands." These are the title and subtitle of a new film by Vanessa Warheit, which began screening on PBS earlier this year.
Kyrgyzstan has little in the way of wealth or natural resources, but it has what every real estate agent looks for: location, location, location.
A state of civil war exists in Thailand, reports columnist Walden Bello, and it has much to do with class.