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
China’s Impressive Performance on HIV/AIDS
East Asia
China’s Impressive Performance on HIV/AIDS
With a unique model of cooperation, the country has achieved a remarkable turnaround in its response to the disease.
China’s Impressive Performance on HIV/AIDS
Sorcery and Sexism in Papua New Guinea
Oceania
Sorcery and Sexism in Papua New Guinea
Witchcraft killings are proving to be one of the country’s most persistent problems.
Sorcery and Sexism in Papua New Guinea
Crocodile Tears for the Rohingya
Southeast Asia
Crocodile Tears for the Rohingya
Political realities within the region worsen the plight of an oppressed minority.
Crocodile Tears for the Rohingya
Hollywood in China: Selling Out or Cashing In?
East Asia
Hollywood in China: Selling Out or Cashing In?
Are Hollywood filmmakers really selling out to China -- and Chinese censorship?
Hollywood in China: Selling Out or Cashing In?
A Korean Conscientious Objector in Paris
East Asia
A Korean Conscientious Objector in Paris
Rather than military service, a young South Korean pacifist is seeking asylum in France.
A Korean Conscientious Objector in Paris
Taiwan and Strategic Security
East Asia
Taiwan and Strategic Security
The U.S. declarative policy on Taiwan of “strategic ambiguity” needs to change sooner rather than later.
Taiwan and Strategic Security
Cost Disease in China's Military
East Asia
Cost Disease in China's Military
The headline figures showing China’s growing military spending are misleading.
Cost Disease in China's Military
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
East Asia
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
Yasukuni Shrine will continue to compromise any apology that Japan’s leaders can offer.
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
Nepal: Lessons from Disaster
South Asia
Nepal: Lessons from Disaster
Last week's earthquake is a tragic reminder of the perils of outdated practices and failures of governance.
Nepal: Lessons from Disaster
Vietnam: 40 Years Later
Southeast Asia
Vietnam: 40 Years Later
Forty years after the war, it is the ideals of the former South Vietnam that appear ascendant.
Vietnam: 40 Years Later
Tragedy in Nepal
South Asia
Tragedy in Nepal
As the death toll from the earthquake rises, survivors struggle to put their lives back together.
Tragedy in Nepal
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