Last week Philippine President Benigno Aquino III insisted the country's first Freedom of Information Bill would pass before the end of his term — a promise he campaigned on in 2010
Author Ian Condry explores the phenomenon in his book, 'The Soul of Anime,' in these excerpts from his conversation with VOA’s Jim Stevenson
The mountain city of Beichuan was wiped out by a 2008 earthquake, leaving 20,000 dead
Roy Matsumoto was one of 14 Nisei to join a 2,700 man guerilla unit known as Merrill’s Marauders to reopen the Burma Road
Alex Tizon's book 'Big Little Man,' written from his personal perspective in his late teens, shares what it means to be male and Asian in America
Heilman stresses the success of school based programs to help boys and girls build gender-equitable, healthy, non-violent lifestyles at a pivotal time
The story of Rob Lilwall's latest trek, a 5,000 kilometer hike through China, became a book titled 'Walking Home from Mongolia'
Activists are alarmed that the international community may be trading away women's rights in peace negotiations in order to appease armed groups
Simon Denyer was the India bureau chief for the Washington Post for the past decade
Schröder's film is about a Danish parkour team from Copenhagen who demonstrate how a city landscape can be transformed beyond its physical boundaries
Paul French says apprehension on both sides of the border continues to limit what we know about the Hermit Kingdom
American teenagers are experiencing FGM in the US, or are taken out of the country for 'vacation cutting'
School children in China learn from their earliest classes that their country was a victim of wars and natural calamities for a long period of time
The lineup of artists included apl.de.ap from the Blackeyed Peas, singer Charice, actress Lea Salonga and opera star Rodell Rosel
data from a study of mothers in Gambia shows the importance of a mother's diet to a developing baby
Fashion and traditional forms of dress have helped to shape opinions and thoughts globally on the culture and politics of China
Moira Forbes, Forbes President and Publisher of ForbesWoman, told VOA's Frances Alonzo about women that are taking the lead in Asia
Rowena He, now a lecturer at Harvard University, was a high school student in Guangzhou in 1989
Jeff Widener shares the story of taking the 'Tank Man' photo and recalls the many obstacles that could have prevented the world from ever seeing it
Louisa Lim talks about the extraordinary precautions needed to gather interviews and the stories in her new book, 'The People’s Republic of Amnesia'