Sino-Japan Ties Improving?

Graded on a curve, there was progress at the APEC summit


Thai Prince Said to Trigger Police Purge

Sources caution that police crackdown not a reform drive


Hong Kong Sets Out to Furl the Umbrella

Feckless government, a leaderless protest movement spell continuing trouble

Can Jokowi Tame Indonesia's Forestry Ministry?

Powerful and notoriously corrupt, the agency oversees most of Indonesia’s land area and is overdue for change

Love For Sale in India

One woman’s story of enslavement in the sex industry

Indonesia’s Jokowi Benefits from Golkar Turmoil

Coal Magnate Bakrie could lose the chair of biggest opposition party

Malaysia’s Najib Under Fire at AGM

No open rebellion, but Prime Minister faces a rebellion over Malay privilege

Japan’s Election Without a Cause

Mandate needed by PM Abe to refill quiver, find third arrow

Hong Kong Property Hits the Stratosphere

Residential property is now 15x family income,but no end in sight, report says

Grim Anniversary for Shocking Filipino Media Massacre

Five years later, justice delayed is justice denied for massive Mindanao attack

Thailand Junta Not Wearing Well

Growing frustration greets Prayuth and his generals even if real defiance is still impossible