Beijing to Hong Kong: Drop Dead

NPC urges HK legislature to ratify universal suffrage but it will decide who goes on the ballot list.



Modi’s Energetic First 100 Days

Aiming to kick-start government


Why Can’t the Philippines Cha-Cha?

Shrill voices denounce constitutional change but miss the need for it

HK Graftbusters Raid Influential China Critic

Search of media baron Jimmy Lai’s home a worrisome political development

Hong Kong Under the Heel

On Sunday, Beijing will ensure its Nomination Committee shafts democrats

India’s Big Fat Online Wedding

Proliferating websites guarantee romance  

Indonesia Wins Gamble Over Ore Export Ban

Two biggest multinationals knuckle under

Thai Threat Kicks Off US Academic Debate

Are US universities sacrificing their integrity by accepting money from questionable sources?

Blowing the Lid off China’s Food Safety

Shanghai food scandal reveals whistle-blowers are more important than government inspectors

Washington’s Stuttering Foreign Policy

US mistakes IS for an existential threat