Return of the Haze
While parts of Asia are flooding, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore are once again grappling with haze pollution.
Is Kim Eyeing Nuclear Test?
Reports suggest Kim Jong-il might be planning another nuclear test. Should the US and South Korea be talking?
Putin Calls on China
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is in China. But are ties between the two nations as good as their leaders claim?
Putin’s Shadow Looms Over World
Vladimir Putin looks certain to become Russian president again. China and Iran may welcome him, but will the neighbours want his Eurasian Union?
India's Border Breakthrough
There are still challenges ahead, but India and Bangladesh seem close to creating an efficient and secure border.
Old Enemies, New Friends
Developments in Vietnam’s ties with the United States are an encouraging sign of what diplomacy can achieve.
100 Years of Revolution in China
In marking a key anniversary this weekend, Chinese have had the chance to reflect on how far they have come, and where they are going.