The most southerly typhoon ever recorded in the Western Pacific hits southern Philippines, forces 40,000 people to evacuate their homes.
A map of China in new Chinese passports includes disputed territories — Kashmir, and islands in the South China Sea — and upsets Asian neighbors.
A man bikes through a flooded field in Laguna, Philippines on August 10, 2012. (IRRI Images/Flickr)
Heritage conservation and cultural tourism are global trends — and the Philippines should not be left behind, writes Ivan Henares.
Young boys still keep smiling after Typhoon Soala in Manila, Philippines on August 9, 2012. (Matt Paish 2011/Flickr)
A string of floods from torrential rain devastates numerous nations in Asia in the past week.
Decked out in glittering costumes for the Feast of the Santo Niño in Cebu, Philippines on January 15, 2012. (Jun Pinili/Flickr)
Resort water cottages give passageway to the coves of Bucas Grande Islands, Philippines, photographed on April 22, 2012. (kciryem080/Flickr)
Huang Jing, Director of the Center on Asia and Globalization at the Singapore-based Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, discusses the current tensions in the South China Sea.
The movement of migrant brides throughout Asia is controlled by a network of agents whose motives are more driven by profits than the welfare of the people they profess to help, writes Andrew Billo.
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