Why Fukushima Isn’t Like Chernobyl
Despite media hype about the radiation dangers, the Fukushima nuclear crisis won’t end like Chernobyl, Alexander Sich tells The Diplomat.
Lao Death Sparks Thai Outrage
A car accident involving the death of a young Lao girl is a reminder of class divisions in Thailand.
China's Earthquake Response
The reaction to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan has been mostly sympathetic.
Fukushima Farmer Takes Life
A farmer in Fukushima kills himself when told that he can’t sell his cabbage crop for fears of contamination.
A New Japan?
Naoto Kan calls for a new Japan to emerge from the crisis, and we revamp our Japan blog in agreement.
Investment in Lucknow’s infrastructure is welcome. But there’s something too regal about Mayawati’s style.