Regions / Asia & Pacific
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Together and individually, Kailash Satyarthi and Senator Tom Harkin — from opposite ends of the earth — have helped immeasurably to combat the worst forms of child labor.
South Korean activists are using balloons to send political and religious propaganda across the DMZ. They're also endangering Koreans on both sides of the border.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
Uncle Sam is wrecking a great deal of South Korea's top tourist destination.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
Gone are the days when the U.S. accounted for over 40 percent of the world's billionaires, with Western Europe and Japan making up most of the rest.
Coal is a bad investment - for the poorest, for those consuming the power, for the World Bank, and more broadly, for all of us.
By defending Buddhists who attack Muslims Thein Sein is pouring oil on the fire.