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Impeachment Scandal's Overlooked Victim: Korea's Higher Education
February 15, 2017
Impeachment Scandal's Overlooked Victim: Korea's Higher Education
Debates over how to brace South Korea's universities for changing demographics have been put on hold.
Impeachment Scandal's Overlooked Victim: Korea's Higher Education
Pity China's 'Bare Branches'
February 03, 2017
Pity China's 'Bare Branches'
China's unmarried men are stuck between tradition and capitalism.
Pity China's 'Bare Branches'
Chinese Sci-Fi Ascendant: Can Films Match the Magic of Literature?
January 31, 2017
Chinese Sci-Fi Ascendant: Can Films Match the Magic of Literature?
China struggles to turn sci-fi barnburners into cinema blockbusters.
Chinese Sci-Fi Ascendant: Can Films Match the Magic of Literature?
Aung San Suu Kyi's Czech Connection
January 26, 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi's Czech Connection
Aung San Suu Kyi and Václav Havel never met, but bonded over their respective struggles for democracy.
Aung San Suu Kyi's Czech Connection
Growing Up in Rising China
January 17, 2017
Growing Up in Rising China
The Diplomat talks with the author of Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China
Growing Up in Rising China
Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment
January 13, 2017
Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment
Professor Vo Quy was a legendary environmental activist in Vietnam.
Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment
Kabul: A City With 2 Faces
January 05, 2017
Kabul: A City With 2 Faces
Kabul is a city of both hope and fear.
Kabul: A City With 2 Faces
‘Azja Express’: Asia’s Life Unexpressed
January 03, 2017
‘Azja Express’: Asia’s Life Unexpressed
The TV show’s formula reinforces European stereotypes about Asia.
‘Azja Express’: Asia’s Life Unexpressed
Peering Into Hong Kong’s Dark Side
December 28, 2016
Peering Into Hong Kong’s Dark Side
The Diplomat speaks with street photographer Jonathan van Smit, whose stark images reveal life on Hong Kong’s fringe.
Peering Into Hong Kong’s Dark Side
Japan's Asahi Spends $7.8 Billion, Moving into Eastern European Beer Market
December 20, 2016
Japan's Asahi Spends $7.8 Billion, Moving into Eastern European Beer Market
AB InBev and SABMiller have sold a host of brands to make way for their merging, and Japan's Asahi seeks to profit.
Japan's Asahi Spends $7.8 Billion, Moving into Eastern European Beer Market
Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’
December 13, 2016
Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’
Junaid Jamshed was a pop icon, a fashion designer, a businessman – and a devout Islamic preacher.
Remembering Junaid Jamshed: From ‘Pakistan Pakistan’ to ‘Medina Medina’
The Hidden Costs of Asia's High Test Scores
December 09, 2016
The Hidden Costs of Asia's High Test Scores
Like the proverbial apples and oranges, comparing education systems through simple rankings doesn't work.
The Hidden Costs of Asia's High Test Scores
What's In a Hat? Indian Culture on Politicians’ Heads
November 29, 2016
What's In a Hat? Indian Culture on Politicians’ Heads
In India, you can test the dialogue between culture and politics through headgear.
What's In a Hat? Indian Culture on Politicians’ Heads
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
November 25, 2016
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
After 150 years of religious suppression, tattoos have returned to their rightful place as cultural symbols of Polynesia.
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
The Challenge for Asia's Female Politicians
November 23, 2016
The Challenge for Asia's Female Politicians
Asia is seeing a new wave of successful female politicians, but getting to the top requires hard choices.
The Challenge for Asia's Female Politicians
Exploring the Far East Frontier of Czarist Russia
November 15, 2016
Exploring the Far East Frontier of Czarist Russia
A review of Across the Ussuri Kray: Travels in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains by Vladimir Arsenyev, translated by Jonathan C. Slaght.
Exploring the Far East Frontier of Czarist Russia
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