Shinzo Abe may have kickstarted the debate on constitutional change with high hopes for success. But the outcome in 2020 is anything but certain.
North and South Korea explained in four questions and answers.
An aggressive neighbor to the north, a sputtering economy at home – and two more thorny issues facing South Korea's new president.
Since the late 1970s, East Asia has seen fewer deaths in conflict than any other continent. Can it keep the peace?
Balancing domestic expectations and delicate relations with neighbours while trying to deal with North Korea's race to become a nuclear power will make for a challenging five-year term.
A scholar who has profiled the likes of Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
Seoul's Blue House looks set to host its first liberal president in a decade.
The key question is whether North Korea does have nuclear weapons that it can readily use against the United States and its regional allies, South Korea and Japan.
South Korea must seek to strike a balance in its respective strategic and economic relationships.
Any intensification of the military tension between North Korea and the United States would be calamitous, and requires a patient, innovative and informed approach by policymakers.
A captured South African Treasury is bad news for the country's poor but the view that the capture is a natural enemy of the market economy is a myth.
Regardless of how the US sending an aircraft carrier group to the Korean Peninsula plays out, the international community will ultimately have to accept and learn to manage a nuclear North Korea.
Beyond her own personal humiliation, the ramifications of Park’s fall are already reverberating from domestic South Korean politics into the fraught geopolitics of Northeast Asia.
Tensions in Asia may soon boil over. If U.S. leaders fail to seek pathways to peace, the consequences may be grim, warns former National Security Council member.
The euphoria many South Koreans feel at the demise of Park Geun-hye is offset by worries about the future of their political system.
Fighting corruption in the business world requires transforming the internal structure and culture of big companies.
Since the 1970s, several Asian countries, such as China, Japan, and South Korea, have strongly increased their influence in the Olympic movement.
Sanctions and warnings have failed to stop Pyongyang's belligerence.
A small bronze statue in Busan has kicked off a surprisingly big argument.
One of the world's cleaner democracies just threw out its president for corruption. How can countries do a better job of keeping their leaders clean?