Category: Current Affairs
A former high-ranking North Korean official says Kim Jong Un has privately lobbed some strong insults at China's president.
"For women in villages, traditional codes of conduct can still trump the laws of the state," says Osborn Elliot Prize finalist Gordon Fairclough of the Wall Street Journal.
"We do not expect the situation for the Rohingya to improve," says an AP journalist who covered some of the most shocking sectarian conflict in Myanmar.
"I doubt anything in my journalism career will match my decade in Asia," the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist said.
"Water is increasingly becoming a battlefront within Pakistan," says Karachi-based Alizeh Kohari. "It seems we're always confronted with the prospect of a deluge or a desert here."
New York Times journalist Ian Johnson, a finalist for this year's Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia, discusses the double-edged sword of Chinese urbanization.
As energy consultants and journalists assess China's alternatives to burning coal, not everyone sees fracking as the solution to all its problems.
Bobby Ghosh, new managing editor of Quartz, voiced concern about India's "absence of a voice on the left" at Asia Society New York last month.
Ahead of a June 19 panel discussion, Mother Jones reporter Jaeah Lee and Climate Desk producer James West talk about China's fracking plans and its energy future.