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Osaka Mayor Dodges Censure over Comfort Women Remarks
May 31, 2013
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.
Osaka Mayor Dodges Censure over Comfort Women Remarks
Japanese Dogs Denied Endangered Whale Meat Snacks
May 31, 2013
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.
Japanese Dogs Denied Endangered Whale Meat Snacks
The Mining Boom Is Dead: Long Live King Gas
May 31, 2013
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?
The Mining Boom Is Dead: Long Live King Gas
US Cyber Chief: Military Is Unprepared for Hacking
May 31, 2013
US Cyber Chief: Military Is Unprepared for Hacking
The head of America’s Cyber Command attributes Huawei’s rise to intellectual property theft.
US Cyber Chief: Military Is Unprepared for Hacking
China May Join US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
May 31, 2013
China May Join US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
On Thursday Beijing said it is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks.
China May Join US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
India’s Agni-V ICBM to Carry Multiple Nuclear Warheads
May 31, 2013
India’s Agni-V ICBM to Carry Multiple Nuclear Warheads
Delhi’s use of MIRV technology on its longest-range missile could destabilize the nuclear balance with China.
India’s Agni-V ICBM to Carry Multiple Nuclear Warheads
Chinese Farms Go Global
May 31, 2013
Chinese Farms Go Global
China is buying up land around the world. Why it isn’t neocolonial.
Chinese Farms Go Global
The Unfulfilled Promise of Indonesia-India Defense Ties
May 31, 2013
The Unfulfilled Promise of Indonesia-India Defense Ties
Despite their overlapping interests, Jakarta and Delhi’s relations have remained limited. It’s time for that to change.
The Unfulfilled Promise of Indonesia-India Defense Ties
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
May 30, 2013
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
Plans to revive Burma’s two-child limit for Muslim Rohingyas has sparked staunch opposition on moral grounds.
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
Blackouts in Southeast Asia Hatch Political Conspiracy Theories
May 30, 2013
Blackouts in Southeast Asia Hatch Political Conspiracy Theories
A wave of power shortages has swept through Southeast Asia, sparking public frustration and suspicion.
Blackouts in Southeast Asia Hatch Political Conspiracy Theories
Chinese Baby Rescued from Sewer Pipe Recovering in Hospital
May 30, 2013
Chinese Baby Rescued from Sewer Pipe Recovering in Hospital
After being “accidentally” flushed down the toilet, a baby Chinese boy seems to be recovering.
Chinese Baby Rescued from Sewer Pipe Recovering in Hospital
Half a Billion: China’s Middle-Class Consumers
May 30, 2013
Half a Billion: China’s Middle-Class Consumers
China’s burgeoning middle class offers tremendous potential for businesses in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Half a Billion: China’s Middle-Class Consumers
Everest 60-Year Anniversary: My, How Things Have Changed
May 30, 2013
Everest 60-Year Anniversary: My, How Things Have Changed
A proposed ladder at the summit, overcrowding and melting glaciers: Mt. Everest is not what it used to be.
Everest 60-Year Anniversary: My, How Things Have Changed
Chinese Lead World in Economic Optimism
May 30, 2013
Chinese Lead World in Economic Optimism
Although expert opinion has soured on China’s growth prospects, 88 percent of Chinese citizens remain optimistic.
Chinese Lead World in Economic Optimism
America’s War on Terror Mirrors Cold War
May 30, 2013
America’s War on Terror Mirrors Cold War
The trajectory of the United States’ conflict with al-Qaeda continues to echo U.S. foreign policy during the early part of the Cold War.
America’s War on Terror Mirrors Cold War
China Reopens North Korean Border for Tourism
May 30, 2013
China Reopens North Korean Border for Tourism
Plus, the Kunming city government has banned protests during the China-South Asia Expo next week.
China Reopens North Korean Border for Tourism
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