The Indian Ocean Zone of Peace: Reality vs. Illusion
South Asia
The Indian Ocean Zone of Peace: Reality vs. Illusion
A recent proposal for the Indian Ocean leaves much to be desired.
The Indian Ocean Zone of Peace: Reality vs. Illusion
Meditating in the Golden Triangle
December 25, 2014
Meditating in the Golden Triangle
A sleepy Burmese town comes alive with color, when thousands of Thai and Burmese monks line the streets to meditate.
Meditating in the Golden Triangle
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
Southeast Asia
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
The region has made impressive progress on rebuilding infrastructure, but the mental scars remain.
Aceh Ten Years After the Tsunami
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
East Asia
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
The country still lags its peers on workplace equality, but there are some signs of progress.
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
Southeast Asia
The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
Two recent cases underscore just how difficult life is for migrant workers in Thailand.
The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers
Boxing's Great Leap Forward
East Asia
Boxing's Great Leap Forward
Pro boxing is taking off in China, helped by the emergence of a home-grown star.
Boxing's Great Leap Forward
The Strange Tale of Yeonmi Park
East Asia
The Strange Tale of Yeonmi Park
A high-profile North Korean defector has harrowing stories to tell. But are they true?
The Strange Tale of Yeonmi Park
Saving Grameen Bank, Sustaining the Bangladesh Paradox
South Asia
Saving Grameen Bank, Sustaining the Bangladesh Paradox
Increasing state control over Grameen Bank will hardly serve the interests of Bangladesh.
Saving Grameen Bank, Sustaining the Bangladesh Paradox
Horse Riding, Tibetan Style
East Asia
Horse Riding, Tibetan Style
During the summer, the people of Kham showcase some impressive horsemanship.
Horse Riding, Tibetan Style
Good Art in Bad Times
East Asia
Good Art in Bad Times
The Hong Kong Occupy protests have inspired some fascinating art.
Good Art in Bad Times
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
November 20, 2014
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
2014 has been an historic year for protests in Asia, where until now political freedom has lagged economic growth.
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
Southeast Asia
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
The potential is enormous, but a change in mindset will be needed.
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
A Bitcoin Revolution in Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asia
A Bitcoin Revolution in Southeast Asia?
The region’s adoption of the cryptocurrency is nascent to say the least, but some backers see real potential.
A Bitcoin Revolution in Southeast Asia?
Agent Orange in Okinawa
East Asia
Agent Orange in Okinawa
Determined citizens are working to uncover “one of the best kept secrets of the Cold War era.”
Agent Orange in Okinawa
Mustang: The Last Lost Kingdom
South Asia
Mustang: The Last Lost Kingdom
A journey through an ancient kingdom on the edge of change.
Mustang: The Last Lost Kingdom
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
East Asia
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
Among the consequences of China's one child policy: a growing market for trafficked women.
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
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