Regions / Asia & Pacific
The fairy tale kingdom of Bhutan is heading toward democracy. Overlooked has been the problem of over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees.
Two years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, Sri Lanka's survivors are still fleeing for their lives.
China wants Taiwan, Taiwan wants independence, and Ian Williams wants you to know why Taipei has a more compelling argument than Beijing.
China wants to change its labor law in favor of workers and, according to Tim Costello, Brendan Smith, and Jeremy Brecher, foreign corporations are squawking.
The country's proposed legislation will not eliminate its labor problems.
Ronald Bruce St John and Andrew Wells-Dang debate the relationship between economic and politics in Laos and Vietnam.
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.
Andrew Wells-Dang questions whether Western capitalism is transforming Vietnam into a neo-liberal paradise.
China and Taiwan should unify, Fei-Ling Wang argues, to ensure a peaceful and democratic China.
Just three hours south of the De-Militarized Zone, the South Korean government is waging alarming levels of violence and repression against villagers in the city of Pyongtaek near the U.S. base Camp Humphrey. For over four years, residents have refused to hand over their homes and farmland to the U.S. military.