Why Is India Bad at Sport?
Cricket aside, India has failed to live up to the sporting expectations of its population, says Shreyasi Singh. But it’s turning things around.
China's Rise = Remilitarizing Japan?
Last year was a bad one for China’s soft power. Will Japan’s response prompt a dangerous spiral of arms spending—and spark conflict?
Asia and the Fashion Future
Seamless or even spray-on attire may not be too far away in fashion’s future. Will Asian consumers be driving progress?
A Korean 'War’ in Cambodia?
There may be no artillery or troops involved, but a new kind of conflict might be brewing over Pyongyang.
Hu's Diplomatic Masterstroke?
The Chinese media has said Hu Jintao’s trip to Washington was a diplomatic masterstroke. Was it?
Nepal: Where It’s Heading
The political impasse in Nepal threatens long-term instability. India should play a more enlightened role in helping out.
Yuan the Next Reserve Currency?
Hu Jintao’s remarks on the dollar as a major reserve currency made headlines. Will the yuan overtake the dollar?