Nov 26, 2013 As the Obama administration continues its erratic roll out of health care reform, halfway around the world in Indonesia, authorities are getting ready to introduce the world's biggest universal health care program.
Sep 3, 2013 Japan's latest response to the Fukushima radiation leak sounds like science fiction: A wall of ice. Ice walls are common in tunneling; it's the radiation that makes this job different.
Aug 20, 2013 Asian markets are down, and Indonesia is getting the worst of it.
Mar 11, 2013 Today's anniversary is being marked with protests against nuclear power in Japan. But can the country sustain a non-nuclear energy policy?
Dec 26, 2012 Beginning in January 2014, the Indonesian government will roll out a national health care scheme to cover each and every one of its 240 million citizens.
Dec 7, 2012 A 7.3 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan. While there are no reports of significant damage, how are the Japanese responding a year and a half after the country's previous tsunami disaster?
Oct 22, 2012 Japanese exports fell 10.3 percent in September raising fears of a slide into recession.
Jul 5, 2012 A Japanese government report on the Fukushima nuclear crisis puts the blame squarely on culture -- namely, a cozy relationship between politicians, regulators and the nuclear power industry. It goes so far as to suggest the accident might have occurred even without an earthquake and tsunami.
May 29, 2012 Southwest Airlines-style budget carriers are now growing in popularity in Southeast Asia. Some flights can cost as little as $20 to fly internationally.