Asia Stream: China's Media Mind Games
Examining Beijing's efforts to shape global narratives through propaganda, censorship, political influence and more
The future is Asian -- but increasingly, Asians are moving out of Asia. We examine the trends and discuss how the world may rearrange itself in the coming decades.
The most powerful man in Pakistan isn't the prime minister. It's the army chief. And there's a new chief in town.
Inside the online scamming industry that's exploded in Southeast Asia since the pandemic began
As results trickle in, we analyze how the U.S. midterm polls could impact the world's largest region.
Xi Jinping prepares to embark on a historic third term. It's the old boss, but a new era: What will it hold?
Iran's protests are over a month old. Will they lead to regime change?
When Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari became Pakistan's youngest foreign minister six months ago, the nuclear-armed country stood on the brink. It still does.
As the Russia-Ukraine war nears the seven-month mark, why are the West's attempts to isolate Moscow facing obstacles in Asia?
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's quest to restore his nation's great-power status began when the AKP took control of the government 20 years ago. We discuss Turkey's role in the world today.
One year after the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, we look at the situation on the ground, what the international community is missing, and what might come next.
We examine the multitude of crises facing Pakistan 75 years after the partition
In the wake of the former prime minister's death, we analyze how he changed Japan and look ahead to a post-Abe world.
25 years after taking control of the territory, how is Beijing trying to change Hong Kong -- and how is Hong Kong pushing back?
Abortion rights in Asia are not just about women's autonomy. From population control to sex selection, we break down abortion access and its complex consequences across the continent.
Controversy and criticism of China are mounting as the world takes a hard look at the situation the Uyghur minority faces in Xinjiang
Rising prices are hurting wallets across the world. The crisis is particularly bad in Sri Lanka and Turkey, and in Japan, people are facing inflation for the first time in decades.
Nearly 50 years after Ferdinand Marcos Sr. declared brutal martial law, the Philippines is poised to elect his son. Has history been forgotten?
From harsh lockdowns in China to the first major wave in South Korea, Asia is grappling with an astronomical rise in COVID-19 cases -- and the implications are global.
First they were too white. Now they're too violent. But there's a larger problem with the Oscars: They're also, well, too American
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