Asia Pacific Politics
- Female Students In China Advised To Take Birth Control By Teachers
May 24 2013 12:16 PM
How do you boost your chances of passing China's notoriously tough "gaokao"? If you're a woman, take birth control pills.
- Flamenco: Spain’s Iconic Cultural Form Pays Tribute To Its Indian Origins
May 24 2013 11:11 AM
The flamenco, a quintessential part of Spanish culture, actually came from the Roma (Gypsies) who migrated to Europe from India hundreds of years ago.
- Amazing Acrobatic Feat: How To Fit 31 Chinese Kids Into A Motorized Rickshaw
May 24 2013 11:10 AM
In the absence of school buses, kids from one Chinese village get to school in a really creative way.
- Japan's Shinzo Abe Embarks On Maiden Myanmar Trip
May 24 2013 8:50 AM
With Tokyo seeking to bolster ties with Asia countries to counter China's influence in the region, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe began his maiden visit to Myanmar.
- Three Indian Soldiers Killed In Anti-Insurgency Operation In Kashmir
May 24 2013 6:08 AM
Three Indian army soldiers were killed in an encounter in the Pulwama district on Friday, during an anti-insurgency operation.
- China's Government Has Final Say Over Catholic Bishop Elections
May 24 2013 4:42 AM
A new ruling gives the government-backed bishops conference control over appointees, vs. the Vatican, further dividing the nation's Catholics.
- UPenn's Chinese Students Demand Biden Apologize For Graduation Speech
May 23 2013 1:51 PM
During the 2013 UPenn commencement ceremony, Vice President Joe Biden made references to China. They did not go over well.
- China's First Lady Peng - Already A Power Broker
May 23 2013 11:58 AM
She's still 53 spots behind Angela Merkel on Forbes Most Power Women list, but Peng is ascending fast.
- Car Bomb Explosion In Pakistan Kills 13
May 23 2013 8:54 AM
A bomb explosion in Quetta, in Pakistan's Balochistan province, killed 11 security personnel and two civilians.
- Is North Korea Ready To Restart Kaesong Complex?
May 23 2013 7:41 AM
North Korea proposed a joint event with South Korea to mark the anniversary of a landmark joint declaration.
- Suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba Militant Killed In Kashmir Police Encounter
May 23 2013 3:58 AM
A militant belonging to the banned Islamist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), was killed in an early morning raid on Thursday.
- Chinese Premier In Pakistan - A Delicate Visit As India Warily Watches
May 22 2013 3:52 PM
Trade between Beijing and Islamabad, which reached an unprecedented $12 billion last year, is targeted to climb to $15 billion within two years.