Gender-based violence in Pakistan – including the latest horrific murder in Islamabad – is a product of the government’s failure to act.
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s desperate attempt to hold on to power threatens to shake the country’s democratic system to the core.
After 16 years, Askar Akayev returned to Kyrgyzstan in connection with the Kyrgyz state’s growing case against the Canadian mining company Centerra Gold.
The government of Henan province revised the death toll upward to 302 people, most of them in the capital of Zhengzhou.
“The virus doesn’t distinguish between a national and a refugee.”
Direct election of village leadership is another example of cosmetic reform in Kazakhstan.
A lack of through education has helped blur the Philippines’ history – and the lessons of the past.
Tokyo must find a way to synthesize national security and economic strategy amid increased competition between Beijing and Washington.
Micromanaging a technology ecosystem is enormously complex and difficult, even for a bureaucracy the size of the Chinese government.
Insights from Sean Roberts.
The 2022 elections in UP may indicate whether the BJP’s popularity has been dented in any way by the pandemic.
Rights activists say that gender-based assaults are on the rise as Pakistan barrels toward greater religious extremism.
Rohingya refugees living in a makeshift camp in New Delhi lose their homes.
But the announcement will do little to convince the large proportion of the Myanmar public opposing military rule.
While differences remain, Washington’s current efforts will go some way to allaying Southeast Asian concerns about U.S. disengagement from the region.
Young protestors gather momentum as calls for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s resignation grow louder.
The history of the Flying Tigers is not only an inspirational story – it is the key to future Taiwan-U.S. security cooperation.
The boy band elimination show promotes the image of China as a culturally influential and friendly country — a key goal of the Chinese Dream.
The U.K.’s naval presence in East Asia has provoked an angry response from China.
The president has formally retracted his earlier letter announcing the termination of the Philippines-U.S. Visiting Forces Agreement.
Subsequent flights are due to bring more of the roughly 700 applicants who are farthest along in the process of getting visas.
If indeed there does exist a pathway out of global climate governance gridlock, the answer does not lie at the feet of authoritarian monoliths.
Policymakers from both sides of the Pacific would benefit from seizing upon the opportunity generated by Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman’s visit.
Qin has little U.S. experience, unlike his predecessors. But he may have something even more valuable: direct access to Xi Jinping.
The reality in Afghanistan and the region provides a lot for peacemakers to work with — if we can look past gloomy predictions.
Improving women’s access to family planning and education would be a better way to control population growth.
From Imran Khan’s visit to stronger trade ties, Pakistan’s much-touted shift from geopolitics to geoeconomics is on display in Sri Lanka.
Even while Koreans cheer on their athletes, the tensions between Japan and South Korea are bringing a political tint to the Games.
AI-controlled unmanned craft can supplement flagging numbers in the U.S. fleet.
Despite concerns that the Biden administration’s focus on human rights and democracy would entail sharp criticism of New Delhi, Blinken’s visit highlighted the many areas of bilateral synergy.
In its latest quarterly report, SIGAR says the withdrawal complicates its mission, but does not diminish the necessity of oversight as U.S. funds continue to flow.
The king’s statement immediately sparked an uproar in Parliament, with opposition lawmakers shouting “treason” and demanding that Prime Minister Muhyiddin resign.
Citizen-centered policies and local mayors can lead Taiwan – and the world – into a better new normal even after the pandemic.
The Philippines’ first-ever gold medalist had an earlier claim to fame: being accused of conspiring against the Duterte administration.
New scrutiny on the tutoring industry comes amid a broader tightening of regulations in general.
The election campaign saw little discussion of Pakistan’s territorial claims over Indian-administered Kashmir.
The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor may be unable to fight for workers’ rights, but it is well-placed to help them amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Insights from David Yoffie.
The obvious path out of South Korea’s demographic crisis is encouraging more immigrants and women to join the workforce. What’s standing in the way?
The story of Karampot illustrates how local politics around mining can ultimately result not in resistance but, rather, participation in the economy of resource extraction.
How did Taiwan suppress this wave, even as Australia, Vietnam, and Singapore are struggling with an uptick of the virus?
The performance of South Asian athletes at the global level is hampered by poor infrastructure and training facilities at home.
The strikes, which include several conducted last week, indicate stepped up U.S. support after weeks of battlefield gains by the Taliban as U.S. troops complete their withdrawal.
Even as the Games continue, health experts urged Japanese to adopt a “sense of crisis” toward the current outbreak.
Ho Chi Minh City residents say self-help is key to surviving the pandemic.
In the space of just five days, Mongolian officials have held high-level talks with China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States
The consensus is that negotiation is the only way out of the conflict for Afghanistan, but that only holds true if the international community is united. It’s not.
Complex, expensive high-end military hardware might prove impossible to replace quickly enough during a major conventional war. It’s time to revisit the idea of building simpler, cheaper emergency replacements.
President Moon’s Korea Peace Initiative has faced mixed results and daunting challenges, but there are no better options.
With deportations, Australia is demonstrating a knee-jerk self-interest, divorced from the wider realities of the Australia-New Zealand relationship.