Security 50 Years After US Occupation, Okinawa Continues to Resist Military Bases By Thisanka Siripala | May 24, 2022
The burden of hosting U.S. military bases continues to be a serious issue for Okinawa, even half a century after its return to Japan.
Society In Northern Nepal, New Roadways Threaten an Ancient Culture By Tulsi Rauniyar | May 23, 2022
New infrastructure projects have brought economic opportunity and increased access to health care and education. But they have also exacted a cost.
Society China’s ‘Little Gaokao’: A Choice for the Choiceless By Yang Yaqi | May 20, 2022
China’s graduate entrance exam offers hope – and few guarantees. But amid an uncertain future, more and more young Chinese are signing up.
Economy How the War in Ukraine is Accelerating India’s Desire for Tech Autonomy By Tobias Scholz | May 20, 2022
Uneasy with both Russia’s invasion and Western sanctions, India is even more convinced that it must diversify its technology partnerships and develop more homegrown capabilities.
Economy Does Marcos Jr. Have an Economic Plan for the Philippines? By Michael Beltran | May 19, 2022
Uncertainty and cynicism loom over the Philippine economy amid Marcos’ win.