Asia News

Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan

Pakistan Cracks Down on Internet Activism

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan

Pakistan on the brink

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan

Bangladesh

April 29, 2013
Western retailers refuse to fund independent safety inspections after 300 die in Bangladesh factory collapse and 5 months after 112 die in factory fire

Human Trafficking

April 29, 2013
In three years a total of 452679 victims of child trafficking cases were reported but number of prosecutions was only 25006 – 6% of the cases being reported

North Korea

April 15, 2013
Eric Margolis: The nuclear weapons program is the only card North Korea has to force the US to negotiate a normalization of relations

“Everyone But China” Agreement Prevents Regulation of Hot Money and Speculation

March 18, 2013

Kevin Gallagher: Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens national sovereignty, extends corporate rights, and targets China

What Will New Leadership Mean for China

November 11, 2012

Minqi Li: New leadership committed to capitalism in China but will they be able to deal with coming global crisis?

China and Japan: Commercial Allies or Strategic Rivals?

October 16, 2012

Robert Lee: China and Japan economies depend on each other but nationalist forces play on historic antagonisms

Neo-Liberal Capitalists Strengthen Control of Chinese Communist Party

October 4, 2012

Minqi Li: Recent struggle in the leadership has been a decisive defeat for forces pushing for more income distribution and social reform

Hardliners, Weapons-Makers the Real Winners in Japan-China Dispute

October 3, 2012

Japanese and Chinese nationalists are willing to bet their countries’ futures for the sake of national pride and a handful of uninhabited islands in the sea, but it may be the global weapons-making industry that walks away with the pot.