Solving Asia’s affordability crisis will not happen overnight, and will require both demand and supply-side measures.
A new alliance emerges and Central Asian militants fight on all sides of the war.
Analzying the “Mighty Five,” countries set to replace China as the workshops of the world.
The political future of the Jakarta governor isn’t quite the litmus test some are claiming.
Why the emphasis on peace-building in the UN Sustainable Development Goals is essential.
The weeks following J Jayalalithaa's death have seen a dramatic factional power struggle play out in Tamil Nadu.
The new PLA branch might be China's key to leapfrogging the United States on military technology.
The Pakistan military is purportedly toying with the idea of procuring the S-400 missile air defense system.
A closer look at who should truly hold that title.
North Korea's new missile and launcher show that Pyongyang is taking survivability seriously.
A recent Oxfam report raises concerns about the growing gap between the rich and the poor, including in India.
How worried should the United States really be about China's strategy to invest in overseas chip makers?
The fossil fuel is undergoing an unexpected renaissance in the region.
China insists on "No First Use" of nukes, but the threat remains.
Kim Jong-un's older half-brother was reportedly living under Chinese protection before he was killed.
Central Asia’s borders and Stalin; radio in the region and more; recommended links.
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Getting past the issue would pave the way for greater collaboration against urgent security threats.
Freedom of navigation with Chinese characteristics may be incoming.
Every year, devotees gather at the Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur to honor Lord Murugan.
Autopsy be damned; it was a "poison" attack.
The lead vessel of the U.S. Navy’s newest destroyer class will begin testing its combat systems this week.
Expect China to add drones – little grey (un)men – to its arsenal of hybrid warfare tactics in the South China Sea.
India and Russia are expected to sign a contract by the end of 2017, according to a Russian official.
Delivering economic opportunity for the locals goes a long way.
PNG has good reason to broaden its roster of partners to include China, but Australia has concerns.
Pipelines and politics, both foreign and domestic.
Shinzo Abe is confident that Trump is on board with Japanese monetary practices.
Kim Jong-il's oldest son was assassinated, allegedly by North Korean agents, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The latest addition to the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Littoral Combat Ships will be commissioned in 2018.
Recent controversies over the country’s foreign policy decisions are the product of a broader problem.
Swedish aircraft maker Saab has offered to set up a production line in India to co-produce up to 250 new fighter jets.
A closer look at a move that has been subject to much speculation.
What's behind the house arrest of Hafiz Saeed, the head of Jamaat-ud-Dawa?
In response to Pyongyang’s recent intermediate-range launch, Seoul is considering test firing a ballistic missile.
India is far from perfect in ensuring women's rights, but quotas at the local government level are having a real impact.
Insights from Matt Sheehan.
A deeper look at what lies ahead for both sides in the security sphere.
One girl's story shines a light on a pervasive problem.
China's political and economic incentives aren't enough for it to spend a massive sum helping Syria rebuild.
What Trump's general philosophy and approach to Asia will mean for small states like Sri Lanka.
Recent moves toward a more traditional China policy are welcome, but not enough to meet the challenge from Beijing.
The contenders are already gathering for what will surely be Central Asia's most dynamic election to date.
A recent upswing in violence could disillusion Pakistanis, as well as impacting the new U.S. administration's view of Pakistan.
Former president Fidel Ramos is suggesting an alternate way for the Philippines to approach the world.