U.S. auto, real estate troubles echo in Europe and Asia
Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses parallels between struggling U.S. auto and real estate industries and the same industries in Europe and Asia.
Posted: February 17, 2009 15:58
Clinton makes Tokyo the first stop on her Asian tour
Sheila A. Smith of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia and her approach to North Korea, Japan and China.
Posted: February 16, 2009 12:41
Pakistan implicated in terrorist attacks
Lisa Curtis, a senior research fellow in the Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation, speaks about possible Pakistani involvement in the recent attacks in Kabul.
Posted: February 12, 2009 16:44
China and Taiwan cope with decades of tension
Last May, Ma Ying-jeou was sworn in as Taiwan's new president and promised to improve relations with mainland China after decades of tension. Worldfocus explores Taiwan's progressing relations with mainland China.
Posted: February 2, 2009 16:47
Filipino slums expand as population explodes
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about methods of dealing with slums in Asia, which is home to over half of the global slum population (581 million people).
Posted: November 17, 2008 17:27
Obama faces economic and strategic challenges in Asia
Jamie Metzl of the Asia Society speaks about President-elect Barack Obama's challenges in China, Japan and North Korea.
Posted: November 5, 2008 15:43
Week in review: Markets, Iran and China
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations review world markets, U.S. interests in Iran and land reforms in China.
Posted: October 17, 2008 16:37
U.S. investors advised to diversify overseas
Eric Schurenberg, managing editor of Money Magazine, discusses the declining Asian markets, portfolio diversification and long-term growth.
Posted: October 3, 2008 16:55
North Korea declares restart of nuclear reactor
North Korean expert Leon Sigal explains the country's decision in the context of the U.S.'s failure to remove North Korea from its list of state-sponsored terrorists.
Posted: September 22, 2008 09:38
World market suffers from crisis of confidence
Marcus Mabry, international business editor for The New York Times, describes the global lack of confidence in the American market.
Posted: September 18, 2008 16:47