The setback suffered by the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal in the United States Congress is a worrying sign of America's fluctuating ability to underpin its national interests in Asia with a commensurate set of multilateral responsibilities.
On June 15, the day marking the 15th anniversary of the historic summit between President Kim Dae-jung and North Korea's Kim Jong Il, Pyongyang offered dialogue with Seoul. However, in a typical North Korean fashion, several preconditions were attached to the offer.
Perhaps we don't have to worry about the rising sea levels as a result of climate change, after all. We can "outland" it by pouring sand on tiny islands and coastal cities. The recent experiment in the South China Sea is proving it works.
Can the expected referendum on whether to allow the military regime of General Prayuth Chan-Ocha to stay for two more years "legitimize" the government?
It was March 1997 and very much a routine day at The Review, Dawn's mid-week magazine.
Last week's G-7 meeting at Schloss Elmau in the Bavarian Alps marked a major breakthrough in climate-change policy. The seven largest high-income economies (the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Canada) made the revolutionary decision to decarbonize their economies during this century.
About a month after the April 25 earthquake hit Nepal, a landslide occurred about 10 kilometers north of Beni, the headquarters of Myagdi district.
In May the World Economic Forum issued the Human Capital Report 2015 that facilitates a comparative assessment of the education systems of various countries.
The number of people in need of nursing care will increase by 45 percent in the next 10 years, and nursing care facilities for elderly people will fall short by 130,000 beds, in Tokyo and three of its neighboring prefectures -- Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa.
The democratic project confronts myriad challenges in South Asia. The concept itself is being revisited to learn more aggressive interventions and re-emphasis nuance and practice.