Lifting fuel subsidies to invest in education, social services and infrastructure is a necessary step to secure Indonesia’s economic and political future, writes Ann Marie Murphy.
With the publication of Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary, Indian Americans now have a graphic novel heroine to call their own.
A masked performer brings magic and myth to life in Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 6, 2012. (L'oeil_ --- Lost/Flickr)
New Zealand Police co-opting street art to recruit young people. (Simon Oosterman/Flickr)
A veteran observer of the Afghan Taliban argues that they're moderating their outlook ahead of likely ceasefire negotiations with the United States.
A view of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir on January 21, 2012. (Colin Tsoi/Flickr)
"The world will be watching to see if the shift toward democracy in Myanmar is real," writes Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio.
Haunting, evocative imagery from Japan's disaster area provides a context for the Emperor's address to the nation one year after the tsunami struck.
Tyler Palma, a Tokyo-based photographer, captures a range of scenes from Uzbekistan, from a historic Samarkand monument to ordinary village life.
President Obama's decision to put up a Korean-born health and development expert for the World Bank chief job could help quell critics arguing against another U.S. politician or financier in the post.
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