Child marriage in Southeast Asia

In late October, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad issued a directive to state officials: raise the minimum age for marriage to eighteen...

Climate change in South Asia

Climate change is already having big effects on southern Asia. Deadly heat waves like one that killed 3,500 people in India and Pakistan in 2015...

The business of poaching

Might your children or grandchildren someday live in a world without rhinoceroses or African elephants? The chances of that are probably higher...

Grading Obama’s Asia pivot

Rebalance in U.S. relations yields mix results A key pillar of President Barack Obama's foreign policy has been the attempted "pivot to...

Slave labor mars Thai seafood industry

Thailand is the world's third-largest exporter of seafood, shipping shrimp, tuna and other fish to supermarket chains and pet food companies in the...