Diabetes is assailing tens of millions in Asia, and its victims are younger than ever-due in large part to unhealthy lifestyles imported from the West
A big hope for diabetics
For India, Narendra Modi's election bid is a referendum on the politics of hate
South Korea's election race may hinge on the nuclear threat from Kim Jong Il
To Koreans, Kim Dae Jung's presidency achieved so much less than it promised
Police say one Bali bomber may have been on a suicide mission. Should Asia brace for more strikes?
By using regional affiliates, the terrorist organization returns to an old tactic
Sick banks are bad enough, but Japan's greatest economic problem is its spectacularly unproductive workforce
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
At last, film buffs can once again watch the Shaw Brothers' Hong Kong classicson video
As Jun Takahashi chases global fame, can Japan's hippest designer sustain his anarchist vision?
Jiang Hangs Around (Notebook)
As Jiang holds on to a key post, hopes for a real transfer of power in China diminish
The New War on Afghan Heroin (Notebook)
Drug officials worry that an expected bumper crop could funnel millions to radical jihadists
Eurico Guterres is sentenced; A Chinese tycoon is felled; and Henry Kissinger is back in the saddle
Who says you can't scuba to bed?
Three of America's most interesting escapes