Maggie Doyne on Empowering Women and Educating Children in Nepal
By Arun Budhathoki
China’s Unequal Health Coverage System
By Sara Hsu
China’s Health Care Reform Odyssey Begins
China has begun making reforms to its much troubled health care sector. Expect more to follow.
Poverty and Old Age in China
A new poll finds that nearly a quarter of people over the age of 60 in China live below the poverty line.
What Happens When China Goes "Gray"?
Developed economies are beginning to struggle with aging populations and more retirees. China may soon join them.
Politics Meets Poverty in Southeast Asia
Governments are spending vast sums to reduce crushing poverty. While the cause is a noble one the reasoning and approach may be faulty.
Kolkata Hospital Fire Kills 89
A deadly fire at a hospital in Kolkata has raised more questions about safety at private-run facilities.
Doctor in the House?
Japan has a significant shortage of doctors, a new government survey shows.