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
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
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