The U.S. 2016 presidential campaign seems different. Traditionally, the Republicans have nominated a known-quantity candidate with extensive government experience. The Democrats are more given to surprises.
The Chinese yuan's sharp plunge this week, after the People's Bank of China widened the trading band, has led to understandable nervousness in the markets.
"Giyera" is the title of an ongoing exhibition at Ayala Museum that looks back at the Japanese occupation of the Philippines through the eyes of Fernando Amorsolo.
There was an unmistakable air of alarm on Wednesday as the Singapore dollar fell to its weakest level against the greenback in more than five years while shares took their biggest one-day dive since 2011.
Greece's Parliament convenes today to debate the terms of the country's latest financial bailout deal with the European Union.
One economic reality is increasingly clear. The mainland Chinese economy is sputtering, perhaps more than the official numbers show, and Beijing is struggling to find a solution.
It was news of the most grotesque kind. In villages around the city of Kasur in Punjab, a ring of pedophiles was busted upon the complaint of some aggrieved parents.
What's remarkable about the historic land swap deal between India and Bangladesh is the sensible, civilized way in which the whole matter progressed and ended.
There have been rapid advances in assisted reproductive medicine, such as improved techniques for achieving pregnancy via eggs or sperm donated by third parties and for surrogate motherhood.
News from the Middle East is dominated by stories of nations breaking up or states convulsed by domestic turmoil.