Asia Pacific Politics
- North Korea Appoints New Defense Minister Jang Jong Nam Replacing Kim Kyok Sik
May 13 2013 8:38 AM
North Korea replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, state media reported on Monday.
- Is China Probing A Murder Plot By A High-Ranking Official?
May 13 2013 7:52 AM
The government is seeking action against Liu Tienan, who was accused in December by a journalist of plotting to kill his mistress.
- Bangladeshi Army Ends Search For Rana Plaza Tragedy
May 13 2013 7:05 AM
Now the question is, will the government of Dhaka begin enforcing its own building safety standards?
- South Korean President Apologizes For Sexual Harassment Scandal
May 13 2013 4:41 AM
South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologized on Monday for a scandal involving a presidential spokesman.
- Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Once And Future PM?
May 11 2013 10:49 PM
The leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz political party has claimed victory in the elections Saturday.
- India’s Ruling Congress Party Cabinet Ministers Resign Amid Scandals
May 11 2013 6:58 AM
India’s scandal-hit Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar stepped down on Friday.
- 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.