Featured stories about East Asia
Stories about East Asia
25 March 2015
Special wintertime lights clash with Japan's efforts to reduce power consumption following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The seasonal tradition could use alternative fuels, like the Meguro River's "cherry blossoms" do.
Artist Wu Tun saw economic rights collide with online censorship when he tried to sell a T-shirt supporting world renowned political artist Ai Weiwei.
24 March 2015
23 March 2015
Deciding which of the 7,000 Philippine islands to visit is no easy task. Marie Bohner makes a strong case for one in particular.
22 March 2015
21 March 2015
From fake horns to relocation, today’s wildlife protectors are enlisting new — and often unproven — strategies to save endangered species.
The videos are easy to understand and can be used too in other countries to promote human rights.
As part of the Rising Voices project, Cloghers (female bloggers) from Cambodia, share stories of garment workers, students in rural schools and a river clean up initiative in Phnom Penh.
20 March 2015
In light of the state of China's environment, perhaps the country's 1.3 billion people should be considered environmental refugees.
Tepco's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility was severely damaged following the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011.