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Unclear Boundaries in a Changing Uzbekistan
September 11, 2019

Unclear Boundaries in a Changing Uzbekistan

By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
In Uzbekistan, a growing gap between the rhetoric of change and continued police discomfort with activism.
Deadly Yokohama Train Crash Points to Overburdened Rail Crossings
September 11, 2019

Deadly Yokohama Train Crash Points to Overburdened Rail Crossings

By Thisanka Siripala
A fatal train collision has sparked renewed concern over the state of rail crossing safety in Japan's urban areas.

Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
September 09, 2019

Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?

By Jim Gomez
The country has been working to battle infections in affected villages in recent weeks.

To Create an Immigrant-Friendly Japan, Start with Education Reform
September 09, 2019

To Create an Immigrant-Friendly Japan, Start with Education Reform

By Asia Dobbs
The conformity that is encouraged in Japanese schools shapes a social consciousness that is suspicious of outsiders.

Patriotic Shift for China’s ‘First Class of School’ TV Program
September 06, 2019

Patriotic Shift for China’s ‘First Class of School’ TV Program

By Kendra Brock
This year’s show opened with video of the Chinese flag being raised across the country.
Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future
September 06, 2019

Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future

By Luke Hunt
20 years after the holding of a UN-backed referendum, there remains much work to do in Timor-Leste.

Japan Open for Bets on Hosting Mega Casino Resorts
September 06, 2019

Japan Open for Bets on Hosting Mega Casino Resorts

By Thisanka Siripala
Since the legalization of casinos in Japan, the battle to attract global casino operators continues amidst divided residents and business communities.
Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat
September 06, 2019

Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat

By Angel L Martínez Cantera
A metro project threatens one of the city’s last green spaces and the tribal people who live there.

August 2019: What I Saw in Kashmir
September 06, 2019

August 2019: What I Saw in Kashmir

By Tapasya
Kashmir cries out in anger and anguish as India’s crackdown remains in place.

Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
September 05, 2019

Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia

By Preeti Jha
A recent heated debate is just the latest incident in the motorbike taxi scene in Southeast Asia.

Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
September 05, 2019

Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief

By Jim Gomez
The president fired the government’s top prison official amid outcry over a mass prisoner release.
Going on a Gongcance: Airport Vacations Trending for Korea’s Elderly
September 04, 2019

Going on a Gongcance: Airport Vacations Trending for Korea’s Elderly

By Jenna Gibson
Confronted with high electricity costs, Korea’s elderly are heading to the airport to chill.

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