China is playing chicken with the US military in the South China Sea
War by other means: As China attempts to wrest control of the South China Sea, the US is forced to flinch or crash.
Did Kim Jong Un really execute his uncle’s extended family?
Other outrageous North Korean stories have since been discredited.
Jailed in North Korea: 5 Americans who got out
Here’s how five Americans won freedom from the Kim clan’s wardens — including one who founded a university in Pyongyang.
South Korea's Robot Land: theme park or training ground for robot armies?
Robot Land will feature a 364-foot statue of Taekwon V. Because apparently Japan's Gundam wasn't tall enough.
Treating garment workers in Cambodia as terrorists
Why South Korea shares blame for violence against strikers who stitch your clothes.
The folly of Rodman's North Korean sports diplomacy
Analysis: It's been tried before, at great expense.
Kpop group Super Junior's Leeteuk loses father, grandparents
Leeteuk's management company initially announced that the singer's father and grandparents were killed in a car accident.
Just how bad is tuberculosis in North Korea?
So bad that the regime is letting big-nosed Americans in to help.
South Korea pulled strings as Cambodia’s military cracked down on protesters
GlobalPost exclusive: As workers who stitch for Western brands demand a livable wage, South Korea urged Cambodian forces to protect corporate interests.
N Korea slams South for doubting Kim Jong Un's peace gesture
In a nationally televised New Year's address, Kim called for the creation of a favorable climate for improved relations between the two Koreas.
South Korea finally seizes the Silicon Valley dream
Bureaucracy and big conglomerates have long suffocated tech startups here in the world’s most wired nation. Now, young Koreans are fighting back.
2013 was a poor year for South Korean democracy
Long a darling of Washington, Seoul increasingly uses a Cold War security act to arrest political opponents.
Japanese PM Abe's visit to shrine draws condemnation from China, South Korea
China's official Xinhua news agency said the Japanese leader "knows perfectly what he is doing and the consequences."
South Korea's all about dinner porn
Welcome to the world of 'mok-bang,' where you can watch young Korean people eat their dinner. For hours.
The Koreas have resorted to threatening each other by fax
North Korea has threatened to strike South Korea "without any notice."
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
Kim Jong Un’s executed uncle ‘had been plotting a coup since mid-1990s’
Jang Song Taek sought to rescue North Korea with Chinese-style reforms.
South Korean president warns of 'reckless provocations' by North Korea
President Park Geun Hye says South Korea must be prepared for all eventualities after the shock execution of Jang Song Thaek, uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
North Korea execution: The nation is sliding into chaos. Or it's more stable than ever
Analysis: For a world concerned about a nuclear-tipped rogue state, the news that Kim Jong Un has had his mentor executed is grim.
North Korea media reports Kim Jong Un's uncle has been executed (UPDATED)
Kim Jong Un must now contend with the ousted kingmaker's vast coterie.
Ikea toy with lewd name becomes symbol of outrage in Hong Kong
The toy goes viral, disappearing from store shelves across east Asia.
South Korea moves to expand its air defense zone
South Korea said that it was expanding the ADIZ to cover portions of the sea known as "leodo" which is also claimed by China and Japan.
A solution for the East China Sea
Opinion: The disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands have become too much of a potential flashpoint.
Biden says US 'pivot' to Asia is here to stay
Vice President Joe Biden said Friday there should be no doubt about America's commitment to its strategic shift to Asia.
Biden time in Asia
Commentary: China is the looming superpower, but with a tradition of taking the long view.
General's (alleged) ouster: How Kim Jong Un wields power
Analysis: He’s the third son in a culture that exalts first sons. But he's the dictator because his dad considered him the toughest. General Jang Song Taek may be his latest victim.
Unable to afford Gangnam-style plastic surgery, Korean teens deploy DIY methods
South Korea is plastic-surgery obsessed. The results aren't always pretty.
Kim Jong Un, the boss of firing, ousts his uncle
The boy dictator has reportedly ousted his uncle, the top general. In North Korea purges are a fact of life — even for the nation's beloved orchestra.
Biden tells Japan, China that US is 'deeply concerned' by China's air defense zone
The US vice president's visit comes amid rising tensions between Asia's largest economies, China and Japan, over the former's air defense zone.
Japan, South Korea send military aircraft into China's air-defense zone
Japanese and South Korean military aircraft entered China's new air-defense zone in the latest defiance of Beijing's rules in the East China Sea.
Breaking Kim Jong Un: How North Korea became a meth hub
Defectors and a recent bust allege that the drug moves globally, including to the US.