The Japanese government has passed a critical juncture in accelerating decontamination work in Fukushima Prefecture and promoting its post-disaster reconstruction. Yet many challenges still remain.
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As expected, the Chinese government on Sunday adopted a tough stance on Hong Kong, with the National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) issuing a decision that designates a Beijing-controlled body as a “broadly representative” committee that will nominate candidates for chief executive in one-person, one-vote elections in 2017.
The Obama administration recently announced a policy of limited intervention in Iraq, using drone strikes to stave off conquest of Kurdish autonomous areas by ISIS. The main U.S. ally on the ground is Massoud Barzani's Kurdistan Regional Government, and U.S. support against ISIS is limited to Kurdish areas inside Iraq.
One question posed by a university student during a Ministry of Trade and Industry (Miti) outreach program in June was whether Malaysia will be swarmed by cheap products and laborers from other ASEAN countries come Jan. 1, 2015.
Before we begin our interview with two foreign fighters in Syria, our camera captures them both adjusting the scarves masking their faces. One of them carefully positions an AK-47 between them.
Pope Francis made an apostolic journey to South Korea from Aug. 13 to 18. On his way to Seoul, his plane passed over the sky of the People's Republic of China and he sent a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping wishing that God bless the Chinese people. Beijing, which doesn't have diplomatic ties with the Vatican, allowed the pope to fly through its air space for the first time.
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In Ferguson, Missouri, USA, Michael Brown was gunned down by a local police officer and a wave of protests rightfully took over the town, demanding justice and an end to police abuse and militarization. But what about the Brazilian Fergusons?
A government survey released this week highlighted the need for more effective and systematic education about unification to give students a more positive perception of a reunified Korea.
The Beijing Independent Film Festival was abruptly shut down over the weekend of Aug. 23-24. With timing likely to be considered too contrived in a movie script, this crackdown occurred just before Hollywood's Aug. 25 Emmy awards for television programs.
In what can only be described as a plague on both your houses, an U.N. investigative panel has issued a specific and sickening verdict on the ongoing violence in Syria's civil war.