Newly minted Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe faces not only the gargantuan task of getting the Japanese capital ready to host the 2020 Summer Olympics. But he is also likely to be busy fending off allegations against him, ranging from abuse of public funds to discrimination against women.
Less than two months ago, Arvind Kejriwal rode Delhi's Metro to his own swearing-in as the city's Chief Minister after winning one of the most stunning election debuts as a newcomer to Indian politics.
When it comes to mutant influenza strains, H7N9 is the one to watch.
As Anwar Ibrahim heads to Kajang for a crucial by-election next month, he could hope to be like the satay the Selangor town is famous for — spicy and sought-after.
China's newly created National Security Commission (NSC), a top decision-making body headed by the three most powerful men in the country, will have the dual role of protecting the country's security and safeguarding the ruling status of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Hong Kong is currently consulting the public on its population policy. The policy paper is a very informative and educational document, full of useful statistics and asks what the citizens want for their own people, in terms of quantity and quality.
A Chinese New Year satirical video has sparked the latest political squabble dividing Malaysians, at a time when the government and opposition are moving toward potentially historic reconciliation talks.
Reading the Chinese official press every day, one gets the impression that China is the most powerful nation on the planet (after the United States of course); its leadership can dictate the agenda to its neighbors, friends (very few) and foes alike.
Did anyone really not expect this? Reporters Without Borders docks the United States 14 places versus last year — from 32nd to 46th worldwide — in its 2014 World Press Freedom Index.
This Valentine's Day will bring another leap in accidental teenage pregnancies; we need proper sex education to tackle a problem that is ruining too many lives