Asia Pacific Politics
- 4 Americans Killed In Attack On Afghan Base
June 18 2013 7:07 PM
The attack comes on the same day as new hopes for peace talks with the Taliban.
- Pakistan’s Poverty And The Multimillion-Dollar Watch
June 18 2013 2:29 PM
A critic of Pakistan's new government points to officials wearing luxe accessories while the nation's workers make an average of about $1,257 a year.
- Chen Guangchen Says China's Reach Into US Academia Is Extensive
June 18 2013 12:11 PM
As the blind activist weighs his options after he leaves NYU this summer, he discusses China's "underestimated" reach into American academia.
- G-8 Leaders Agree: Tax Avoidance Is A Bad Thing
June 18 2013 12:03 PM
G-8 leaders agreed on Tuesday to adopt a broad common strategy in fighting worldwide tax avoidance by companies and individuals.
- Kim Jong Un Giving 'Mein Kampf' To NK Officials
June 18 2013 10:48 AM
The North Korean leader reportedly distributed copies of "Mein Kampf," Adolf Hitler's prison manifesto, as gifts to his top officials.
- Superman As Hindu God? Another East-West Culture Clash
June 18 2013 9:50 AM
Some Hindus are upset over Henry Cavill's comments that seemed to equate the comic book character Superman with Hindu Gods.
- Chinese Netizens Divided On Xenophobic Student Attacks In France
June 17 2013 4:22 PM
Netizens were sympathetic over six Chinese students attacked in France -- until it came out that one was the daughter of an official.
- Mexico On Track To End Pemex Monopoly: President Nieto
June 17 2013 3:45 PM
Nieto has vowed to push ahead with Pemex reforms that could open Mexican energy business to outsiders.
- Where In The World Is The New York Times' Declan Walsh?
June 17 2013 11:03 AM
The Islamabad bureau chief, kicked out of Pakistan, has resurfaced nearly 12,000 miles away.
- What If Asian-Americans Formed Their Own Country?
June 17 2013 9:24 AM
If the community did form its own country, it would comprise the 18th-largest economy in the world.
- Lime-Preserved Eggs Latest Item On China's Food-Scandal Menu
June 16 2013 6:03 PM
The China Food and Drug Administration has ordered a thorough inspection of all lime-preserved egg producers.
- Dozens Killed In Attack On Women In Pakistan
June 16 2013 3:36 PM
A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying female students to university, and then the hospital serving the wounded was attacked.