Asia Pacific Politics
- Pakistan's Elections Marred By Violence
May 11 2013 6:34 AM
In landmark general elections held on Saturday, millions voted amid reports of violence marring the democratic process.
Hong Kong Finally Kowtows To Mainland China
May 10 2013 1:51 PM
Hong Kong's Apple Daily uncovered a memo, which asks policymakers to keep mainland reactions in mind, outraging both Hong Kong and mainland netizens.
Dennis Rodman Slams President Obama About North Korea Return
May 10 2013 1:06 PM
Dennis Rodman rips President Barack Obama about North Korea and Kim Jung-un as the Hall of Famer returns to the country in August.
China's Boozy Business Culture: A Primer
May 10 2013 12:14 PM
Can you survive a Chinese business dinner? There's a man who can teach you how to use alcohol to your advantage.
1993 Mumbai Blasts: India’s Supreme Court Rejects Bollywood Star Sanjay Dutt’s Review Plea
May 10 2013 8:04 AM
India’s Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition filed by Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, seeking a review of the verdict.
Why Does The Philippines Want To Withdraw Its Peacekeepers From The Golan Heights?
May 10 2013 7:04 AM
The UNDOF's 1,000 peacekeeping troops have been monitoring the cease-fire between Israel and the Philippines in the Golan Heights since 1974.
Philippine Coast Guard Confirms It Killed Taiwanese Fisherman
May 10 2013 3:52 AM
The Philippines has no diplomatic ties with Taiwan but maintains economic and cultural links.
How Seamstress Survived 17 Days Buried In Factory Rubble
May 10 2013 2:31 AM
The Rana Plaza factory collapse death toll topped 1,000 in Bangladesh, but a woman was found alive after more than two weeks in the rubble.
Granddaughter Of Marxist Chairman Mao A Billionaire?
May 09 2013 3:54 PM
Chairman Mao's granddaughter, contrary to her grandfather's Marxist belief, has made a fortune and is among China's richest.
More Than 900 Now Confirmed Killed In Bangladesh Building Collapse
May 09 2013 11:12 AM
More bodies were pulled out of the rubble Thursday night in Bangladesh, and eight others were killed in another factory fire on Thursday.
A Murky Suicide, And Mass Protests Ensue In China
May 09 2013 10:25 AM
A young woman dies at a Beijing shopping mall. Police say it's a suicide. People say it's a cover-up. Mayhem ensues.
Japan Protests Chinese Communist Party Report Challenging Tokyo's Claim On Okinawa
May 09 2013 7:34 AM
Japan registered a protest to China on Thursday over People’s Daily newspaper questioning Tokyo’s historical claim on Okinawa.