Smartphone Battle: Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition vs. HTC One Google Edition
We take a look at the benefits the Google Edition brings to two eagerly anticipated smartphones.
Philippine Economy Stuns with Q1 Growth
The country outperforms all regional rivals, including – for the first time in 19 years – China.
Malaysian Solidarity in Singapore
The interest Singaporeans have taken in Malaysia’s elections reflects their shared histories…and concerns.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Reflections on the Post-9/11 World
The film adaptation of The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a thought-provoking meditation on our post-9/11 world.
Why India Can’t Fulfill Afghanistan’s Wish List
Afghanistan’s wish list for India raises concerns over the security of the region.
Osaka Mayor Dodges Censure over Comfort Women Remarks
Toru Hashimoto has narrowly evaded censure over his remarks about Japan’s use of sex slaves in WWII.
The Cult of Transformational Leadership
Good leadership in this century may or may not be transformational but it is important to start with the Hippocratic oath: first, do no harm.
Japanese Dogs Denied Endangered Whale Meat Snacks
A controversial luxury dog treat made from endangered fin whale meat has been pulled from the shelves in Japan.
Kanayo F. Nwanze
The Diplomat’s Jonathan DeHart spoke with Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), about this year’s Tokyo International Conference on African Development V (TICAD V), Africa’s transformation towards self sufficiency, and the continent’s stellar growth prospects.
Silicon Valley? Try Kangaroo Alley.
Two recent reports look at Australia’s tech sector, with startlingly different tones.
The Mining Boom Is Dead: Long Live King Gas
With the mining boom declared over, Australia turns to LNG. But is the local industry competitive enough?
US Cyber Chief: Military Is Unprepared for Hacking
The head of America’s Cyber Command attributes Huawei’s rise to intellectual property theft.