• by Michael Lerner The Indonesian capital is revising its plans to build a "Giant Sea Wall" and 17 artificial islands.Asia-Pacific,Climate change,flooding,Indonesia,Jakarta,Joko Widodo,sea wall,Michael Lerner
    Published Date : Apr 28, 2016, 4:52 PM EDT
  • India’s National Museum of Natural History, prior to the fire. (Source: Craig Dietrich/flickr)

    by Michael Lerner Due to neglect, the water pumps did not work, meaning the blaze spread rapidly to six floors.Asia-Pacific,fire,India,National Museum of Natural History,Prakash Javadekar,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 27, 2016, 10:17 AM EDT
  • by Michael Lerner Despite many big challenges remaining, the government launched "Tourism Year." Asia-Pacific,earthquake,K.P. Sharma Olli,Nepal,reconstruction,tourism,Michael Lerner
    Published Date : Apr 26, 2016, 5:20 PM EDT
  • South Korea's President Park Geun-hye

    Analysts attribute ruling party's defeat to voters' angst over sluggish economy and lack of job opportunities.


    LAST UPDATE : Apr 14, 2016, 5:45 AM EDT