• We are all Asia Bibi today

    You were just listening to the sounds of an angry mob in Pakistan, ravenously demanding the execution of a Christian woman for blasphemy. If you…

  • Asia Bibi and the First Freedom

    Asia Bibi got into an argument with her co-workers and ended up in jail. Bibi is a Pakistani Catholic and mother of five. She cannot read. For years, she picked fruit in her rural village. One day in June 2009, her peers refused to share a pitcher of water with her because she is a Christian. She argued with them, muttering some caustic words about the founder of Islam. They responded by accusing her of blasphemy: a capital crime in Pakistan. The next year she was sentenced to death row.

  • Bring Asia Bibi to America

    Eight years ago this month, Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was prosecuted, convicted and sentenced to be hanged on the charge of blasphemy. She has spent the years since on death row. Now, Pakistan's Supreme Court has overturned her conviction on grounds of insufficient evidence. So this sad story turns ...

  • Why 2018 Was the 'Year of Ecommerce' in Southeast Asia

    The digital economy in Southeast Asia is on track to hit $240 billion by 2025, which is $40 billion more than previous estimates, according to the latest e-Conomy Southeast Asia 2018 report from Google and Singapore-based Temasek, which manages investments and assets for the government. The report said the internet economy in Southeast Asia "hit...

  • The most Instagram-worthy new resorts in Asia

    Shinta Mani Wild — Bensley Collection Arriving at your hotel by zip-lining some 1,250 feet over rivers and waterfalls may not sound like your typical luxury experience, but that’s exactly the point of this swanky tented retreat that’s a three-hour drive (or quick chopper transfer) south of Phnom Penh, in Cambodia’s Southern Cardamom National Park....

  • Trump skips Asia summits and why it's a problem

    The U.S. will not require North Korea to provide a complete list of its nuclear weapons and missile sites before President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet for a second time, Vice President Mike Pence tells NBC News. Amb. Chris Hill discusses.

  • Key details of East Asia Summit

    SCOTT MORRISON IS ATTENDING THE EAST ASIA SUMMITKEY FACTS:* Prime Minister Scott Morrison will attend the East Asia Summit in Singapore on November 16.* The...

  • Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

    Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street plunged amid confusion about what Washington and Beijing agreed to in a tariff cease-fire. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 1.8 percent to 26,765.27 points and the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.7 percent to 2,845.61. Tokyo's...

  • Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

    Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street plunged amid confusion about what Washington and Beijing agreed to in a tariff cease-fire. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 1.8 … Click to Continue

  • Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

    Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street plunged amid confusion about what Washington and Beijing agreed to in a tariff cease-fire. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 1.8 … Click to Continue

  • Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

    Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street plunged amid confusion about what Washington and Beijing agreed to in a tariff cease-fire. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 1.8 … Click to Continue