Efforts to prevent violence and human rights abuse are hampered by lack of funds at a time when commitment to human rights is deteriorating around the world.
An imported vaccine was suspected last year of failing; now the government is trying to ease panic as lawmakers probe former officials.
Authorities launch expansive campaign online, stifling discussion about a proposal to allow the president to stay in office indefinitely.
Decision by region, major cultural center of Indonesia, to uphold its statute to bar ethnic Chinese Indonesians from owning land has reignited claims practice is discriminatory and unconstitutional.
Washington is reluctant to follow Seoul’s assertive diplomatic outreach.
Despite worsening diplomatic relations and talk of increased sanctions, Western firms in Myanmar are mostly digging in rather than packing up.
South Korea has made incremental progress to engage North Korea and the U.S. in talks, but the denuclearization issue remains a major obstacle to peace.
Discovery of oil by South Korea shows how countries with no maritime sovereignty claims can explore yet not upset the coastal states.
But North Korea calls latest US Sanctions an 'Act of War'.
It seems all but certain China’s most powerful leader in decades could be around for a long time.
Actions target North Korea's illicit shipping and trade.