Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
February 27, 2015
Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
A new restaurant is challenging a traditionally male-dominated domain.
Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
Climate Change and Human Trafficking: A Deadly Combination
February 25, 2015
Climate Change and Human Trafficking: A Deadly Combination
Climate change, poverty, and violence are contributing to a surge of human trafficking in Assam.
Climate Change and Human Trafficking: A Deadly Combination
Young Chinese Parents Hesitate on Second Child
February 24, 2015
Young Chinese Parents Hesitate on Second Child
A relaxation of the one-child policy hasn’t produced the expected results.
Young Chinese Parents Hesitate on Second Child
Gay Marriage in Japan?
February 19, 2015
Gay Marriage in Japan?
A Tokyo mayor moves Japan a step forward on same-sex marriage.
Gay Marriage in Japan?
Asian Cities Pay Hidden Price for Global Status
February 15, 2015
Asian Cities Pay Hidden Price for Global Status
Global status may offer prestige, but it doesn’t help the economically vulnerable.
Asian Cities Pay Hidden Price for Global Status
Remembering Dr. Abdus Salam – Pakistan’s Greatest Scientist
February 14, 2015
Remembering Dr. Abdus Salam – Pakistan’s Greatest Scientist
Persecuted for his faith, Salam has long been forgotten in his homeland. That is about to change.
Remembering Dr. Abdus Salam – Pakistan’s Greatest Scientist
Maternity Harassment in Japan
February 11, 2015
Maternity Harassment in Japan
Ambitious Japanese women struggle to balance family and career.
Maternity Harassment in Japan
‘Nipped and Tucked’ from Translation: Censorship in Vietnam
February 06, 2015
‘Nipped and Tucked’ from Translation: Censorship in Vietnam
One author experiences the thoroughness of Vietnam’s censors.
‘Nipped and Tucked’ from Translation: Censorship in Vietnam
Was Colonialism Good for Asia?
February 05, 2015
Was Colonialism Good for Asia?
In controversial remarks, Taipei's new mayor argued that colonialism is the secret to "more advanced" culture today.
Was Colonialism Good for Asia?
Taiwan's Growing Multiculturalism
February 05, 2015
Taiwan's Growing Multiculturalism
Taiwan is slowly emerging as a multicultural society, but challenges remain.
Taiwan's Growing Multiculturalism
Australia Wins Asian Cup, Discovers Soccer
February 03, 2015
Australia Wins Asian Cup, Discovers Soccer
Football – known as soccer locally – gets a new lease of life in Australia after a successful tournament.
Australia Wins Asian Cup, Discovers Soccer
Remembering Colleen McCullough
February 02, 2015
Remembering Colleen McCullough
The multitalented Australian author of The Thorn Birds died last week.
Remembering Colleen McCullough
Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
January 30, 2015
Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
Could an underground metal band possibly influence Indonesian politics?
Napalm Death, Joko Widodo and the Death Penalty
What Do Taylor Swift, Triple J, BuzzFeed and The Guardian Have in Common?
January 23, 2015
What Do Taylor Swift, Triple J, BuzzFeed and The Guardian Have in Common?
They are all part of a demonstration of what can happen on a slow news day.
What Do Taylor Swift, Triple J, BuzzFeed and The Guardian Have in Common?
Left Behind: The Afghan Translators Who Served With the U.S. Military
January 08, 2015
Left Behind: The Afghan Translators Who Served With the U.S. Military
Too many Afghans are being left stranded, at serious risk.
Left Behind: The Afghan Translators Who Served With the U.S. Military
The Return of Pakistan’s Premier Theater Group
December 21, 2014
The Return of Pakistan’s Premier Theater Group
Twice targeted by terrorists, the Rafi Peer Theater Workshop is nonetheless making a comeback.
The Return of Pakistan’s Premier Theater Group
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