Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter, takes a deep dive this week into the ways in which memorialization in South Korea is an act of present politics.
Australia’s new prime minister, Anthony Albanese, has flown to Tokyo for a summit, after being sworn in to office on Monday. He's meeting with the leaders of the US, Japan and India.
The recent spate of North Korean missile tests is déjà vu for people in Japan.
To an American audience, toddlers crossing the road to go to the supermarket unsupervised or helping with household chores would be considered alarming or negligent. But in Japan, children as young as 6 can be seen taking the train or walking to school. And it’s not viewed as something unusual.
Two years into the pandemic, stimulus money around the world has largely fallen short in transforming the energy economy.
Rachel Ziemba, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, has studied sanctions against Russia and weighs about it with The World's host Marco Werman.
In an effort to protect Indonesia’s thermal coal supply, the country imposed an export ban in early January. But after several countries in Asia that depend on the crucial commodity lamented the move, the country has indicated an imminent ease of the ban.
There was a time when eating out of Cup Noodle’s iconic packaging exuded cosmopolitanism.
Many countries around the world have placed travel restrictions on people arriving from southern African nations where the omicron variant of COVID-19 recently emerged.
The World’s Southeast Asia correspondent Patrick Winn spoke with marine bioloigst Dr. Daniel Pauly, asking him what can be done to reverse the crisis around overfishing and creating "dead zones" in the oceans.
Top oil executives testify before Congress in a landmark hearing before the US House Oversight Committee. Also, the African Union suspends Sudan over its military coup. And, a new report reveals that Myanmar’s junta tortures its detainees in a systematic way.