This is another in a series of special edition columns focused people and issues that affect the continent. This week’s column is focusing on gay rights throughout Asia. Read More News in Asia: Gay Rights Edition
Welcome back to News in Asia. There have been quite a few developments on the Asian continent in the last couple of weeks, so we will cover the major ones. Read More News in Asia
Welcome to another edition of News in Asia; same great column, different time slot. This week we have some cool news coming out of South Asia involving women, including a new female Pakistani superhero and your other assortment of news both awesome and not-so-awesome from Asia. Read More News in Asia
The World Health Organization approved a nonsurgical circumcision device for adult males, which involves a rubber band. The New York Times explains that “For a heterosexual man in countries where AIDS is common, being circumcised lowers the chance of getting infected by about 60 percent.” For more about circumcision and HIV risk, click here. Read More Good News: Circumcision, Cease-Fires, City Transit, and More
Here’s some news from Asia to kick-start your week.