Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan’s Hidden Paradise
South Asia
Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan’s Hidden Paradise
Some stunning experiences await the traveler to one of Pakistan’s most unique regions.
Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan’s Hidden Paradise
Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku
East Asia
Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku
Every day is a journey, and the journey itself home. Matsuo Bashō
Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
Central Asia
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
Why the closure of seven charter schools in Tajikistan has regional implications.
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
The Oracles of Malabar
South Asia
The Oracles of Malabar
Theyyam is a vibrant folk religion from Kerala, India.
The Oracles of Malabar
‘Drug Free’ ASEAN by 2015?
Southeast Asia
‘Drug Free’ ASEAN by 2015?
There is a growing consensus within the region that the war on drugs has failed.
‘Drug Free’ ASEAN by 2015?
Asia’s ‘Unruly’ Children
Southeast Asia
Asia’s ‘Unruly’ Children
Understanding cultural hegemony in Asia highlights the difficulties faced by young progressives fighting for change.
Asia’s ‘Unruly’ Children
A Little Africa in China
East Asia
A Little Africa in China
China’s involvement in Africa is widely discussed. Less talked about are the lives of Africans living in China.
A Little Africa in China
Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut
Southeast Asia
Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut
The UN World Food Programme has confirmed it will be cutting food rations for internally displaced persons.
Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut
Confucius on Gay Marriage
July 13, 2015
Confucius on Gay Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court invokes the Chinese philosopher, with decidedly mixed results.
Confucius on Gay Marriage
North Korea: A Passion for Propaganda Posters
East Asia
North Korea: A Passion for Propaganda Posters
Willem van der Bijl built an impressive collection of North Korean propaganda posters, until the regime had had enough.
North Korea: A Passion for Propaganda Posters
China’s Last Royal
June 30, 2015
China’s Last Royal
From royalty to acupuncture, Runqi Gobulo experienced China at its most turbulent.
China’s Last Royal
Under Fire: NGOs Face Increasing Hostility
June 26, 2015
Under Fire: NGOs Face Increasing Hostility
Long accustomed to occupying the moral high ground, NGOs are coming in for increasing criticism.
Under Fire: NGOs Face Increasing Hostility
Human Trafficking: Thailand’s Porous Borders
Southeast Asia
Human Trafficking: Thailand’s Porous Borders
A recent clampdown notwithstanding, there has been little progress in ending human trafficking in the region.
Human Trafficking: Thailand’s Porous Borders
The Endless Wait for One North Korean Abductee
East Asia
The Endless Wait for One North Korean Abductee
The family of a Thai woman kidnapped by North Korea nearly four decades ago continue to appeal for her return.
The Endless Wait for One North Korean Abductee
South Korea: Migrants and Nationalism
East Asia
South Korea: Migrants and Nationalism
South Korea’s growing migrant population may be contributing to the decline of ethnic nationalism.
South Korea: Migrants and Nationalism
Rohingya in Limbo
Southeast Asia
Rohingya in Limbo
Disruption of human trafficking networks has not meant respite for Myanmar’s oppressed Rohingya minority.
Rohingya in Limbo
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