Is the creation of a large, for-profit enterprise the best way to take the benefits of microfinance to the millions of poor people who need it?
Mumbai University bans Rohinton Mistry's book "Such a Long Journey" after Shiv Sena members predictably protest against its "derogatory" references to them.
A woman looks at Brown sea nettle jellyfish at a marine themed park in Hong Kong on October 20, 2010.
Recent disasters have caused concerns regarding the challenges that Asia will face with the coming of climate change and possible food security issues.
While the world cheered the dramatic rescue of miners in Chile, China's trapped miners were underground and under-reported.
An actor performs during a premiere for the media of the Japan Anime Live event, made and performed by the Japanese creators of the Manga and Anime series on October 19, 2010 in Rome.
Manipur, India has fallen in love with Korean pop culture.
Which city has the bluest skies?
His return to power is far from assured, but one thing former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf may have going for him are his many friends...on Facebook.
Facebook's founder is studying Chinese, hoping he'll be able to learn how to make his country a success in China
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