A Japanese James Brown
An hot new photographer may also be Japan’s hardest working man in the business.
Support for Kayani Baffling
US support for Pakistan Army Chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is baffling and bad news for India.
Vietnam’s Hot, Dark Summer
As demand outstrips supply in a brutally hot Vietnam summer, anger grows with the government power company over blackouts.
Bo Xilai and the Law
Rising star Bo Xilai has been making waves in Chongqing. But at the cost of the rule of law?
Growth and Freedom in Asia
Does economic growth inevitably lead to democracy? China and Vietnam are growing fast, but political freedom still lags.
Sad Case of Centenarians
Dozens of missing senior citizens signals a sad state of affairs for a rapidly aging Japan.