Think Tanks with Chinese Characteristics

Is intellectually rigorous research possible in a straitjacketed Communist society?

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Shaking Down Manila

Updated study says residents are on their own in the event of a major quake

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The Olympics and Asia’s Rise

With more Asian cities hosting Olympic games, multinationals appreciate the reach

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

Myanmar High Court Turns Down Journalists’ Appeal

Journal that reported secret chemical weapons production is put out of business

Sino-Japan Ties Improving?

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

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