Asia’s state-sponsored plan to destroy the language barrier
Japan, Thailand and other Asian nations see modern technology as the future of translation.
Where is the worst place for abortions?
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, GlobalPost looks at abortion rights around the world.
From East Coast to Far East, pulling back the curtain on income inequality
GlobalPost correspondents gauge the growing distance between rich and poor by comparing Fairfield County, Connecticut with Bangkok, Thailand.
What the Oscars missed: That other foreign film
GlobalPost correspondents chime in with their overlooked picks for this year's Best Foreign Film.
Glitz and desperation in a Bangkok divided by income
Americans think of Bangkok as embodying the rich-poor divide of the developing world, but some US areas are beginning to rival it.
The Story Behind the Story: Patrick Winn on income inequality in Bangkok
Patrick Winn travels from one of Bangkok's most notorious slums to its glitzy mall district as part of GlobalPost's exploration of income inequality around the world.
TV cancellation causes uproar in Thailand
Thailand's popular "Nua Mek" soap has been canceled. Viewers smell political interference.
Thailand deports Rohingya "boat people," despite international opposition
Ethnically persecuted Rohingya Muslims are sent back to Myanmar by government after washing ashore in Thailand
British tourist Stephen Ashton, 22, shot dead at New Year's party in Thailand
British man Stephen Ashton, 22, has been killed in a gunfight between gangs in Thailand on New Year's Eve.
Will Myanmar’s war refugees be forced home against their will?
Plans proceed to return refugees to their still-unruly homeland.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Southeast Asia: More meth-mad than ever
Can authorities slow the region’s appetite for speed?
All in the family: What many Asian female leaders share (PHOTOS)
As Park Geun-hye, daughter of South Korean autocrat Park Chung-hee, takes office, we look at other Asian leaders who keep politics in the family.
Philippines: New Year's Eve Lechon
A multicultural, spit-roasted suckling pig.
Reverse brain drain: Thais ditch the American rat race
Bangkok flavors, brought to you by US-schooled techies.
Mo Yan gets no love from literati
Find out why Salman Rushdie called the Chinese Nobel laureate a "patsy."
Former Thai PM charged with murder over deadly crackdown on protests
Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy have been charged with murder over the deadly military crackdown on protesters in 2010.
Thailand: ex-premier facing murder charge
British-born former leader accused in death of bystander during violent protests
Thailand: King Bhumibol Adulyadej makes rare public appearance to call for unity
Thais have turned out in their hundreds of thousands to witness a rare public appearance by their revered and ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Bangkok's Royal Plaza.
Asia: Hopes rise in fight against HIV/AIDS
Countries throughout Asia have made huge strides in combating HIV/AIDS, but now is not the time to let up.
Thailand: Police fire tear gas at anti-government protests
Some 10,000 protesters gathered in Bangkok's Royal Plaza calling for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's government to be overthrown.
India: The world is fat, but are McDonald's and Frito-Lay to blame?
For the first time in history, more people are obese than hungry. But is the spread of western-style junk food really the culprit?
Obama urges restraint over Asian territorial disputes
Obama urged restraint over Asian territorial disputes at the East Asia Summit in Cambodia on Tuesday.
Photos: Obama mania in Cambodia
Villagers who pay the price of development put hopes on Obama.
India: Manmohan Singh makes pitch for broad role in SE Asia
Indian prime minister backed a free trade agreement with ASEAN and called for increased cooperation on security in Phnom Penh
In Thailand, Barack does Buddhism
A POTUS in search of "good vibes"
Obama: America should “get its hands dirty” in Southeast Asia
The President will rub shoulders with a strongman and an ex-junta loyalist.
Obama's visit to Myanmar an exercise in 'soft power'
The first visit to Burma by a sitting US president is laden with political and economic implications, and China is watching very closely.
Obama lands in Thailand, kicking off historic Asia tour
Visit underscores Obama administration's Asia focus.
7-Eleven in Southeast Asia: The rise of a junk food empire
A Texas-born quickie mart chain explodes across tropical Asia.
"Evil Man from Krabi": rape case inspires sinister justice song
Musician father warns man alleged to have raped his 19-year-old daughter