In poll, overwhelming majority of Chinese support execution
An online poll by a Chinese newspaper shows most Chinese support executing the British man convicted of drug smuggling. Worldfocus contributing blogger Hsin-Yin Lee writes about the impact of history, in particular the Opium Wars, on the controversy.
Posted: December 30, 2009 16:06
Afghan national sentiment slips lower
Security and employment issues weighed on Afghans' senses of optimism and pessimism, according to The Asia Foundation's new report.
Posted: October 31, 2008 16:01
U.S. election fascinates global citizens
Gideon Rose, the managing editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, calls the U.S. election the "most watched election" around the world.
Posted: October 29, 2008 16:01