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August 7, 2013

The Promise and Peril of China’s New Coast Guard
August 07, 2013

The Promise and Peril of China’s New Coast Guard

The consolidation of China’s coast guard is widely viewed as positive. Is it really?

Fukushima’s Next Emergency: Radioactive Water Reaches Pacific Ocean
August 07, 2013

Fukushima’s Next Emergency: Radioactive Water Reaches Pacific Ocean

Radiation from the Fukushima plant is flowing into the ocean at a rate of 300 tons per day.

The Burka Becomes Her
August 07, 2013

The Burka Becomes Her

Is the Burka Avenger a new role model for Pakistani girls?

Delhi to Islamabad, via Kabul
August 07, 2013

Delhi to Islamabad, via Kabul

Following attacks on an Indian mission, can India and Pakistan resolve their differences in Afghanistan?

Is Bangladesh’s Ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Democratic?
August 07, 2013

Is Bangladesh’s Ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Democratic?

The banning of a controversial Islamic party has sparked heated debate over democratic principles.

Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”
August 07, 2013

Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”

China is unnerved by Japan’s 22DDH-class (Izumo) helicopter destroyer, which is a destroyer in name only.

Korea’s Electric Buses Bring Wireless Charging to the Streets – Literally
August 07, 2013

Korea’s Electric Buses Bring Wireless Charging to the Streets – Literally

A pair of electric buses in Gumi can recharge by driving over special roads.

Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
August 07, 2013

Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent

Protestors are filling Bangkok’s streets, calling for justice for past political bloodshed.

Islamic Cult, Dressed as Ninjas, Attempt to Claim Malaysian Throne
August 07, 2013

Islamic Cult, Dressed as Ninjas, Attempt to Claim Malaysian Throne

Ten unarmed cult members carried black flags, documents to the national palace.

Geopolitics Trump Religion in Iran-Azerbaijan Relations
August 07, 2013

Geopolitics Trump Religion in Iran-Azerbaijan Relations

Despite Iran’s sizeable Azeri population, and their shared Shi’a faith, bilateral relations remain fraught.

Firefox 23: Deeper Social Site Integration and Security Upgrades
August 07, 2013

Firefox 23: Deeper Social Site Integration and Security Upgrades

An updated version of the popular web browser was released on Tuesday.

Chinese Street Vendor Staged Death Foiled when “Corpse” Had to Get a Drink
August 07, 2013

Chinese Street Vendor Staged Death Foiled when “Corpse” Had to Get a Drink

A plot to get compensation for a death unraveled in China’s Hubei province.

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