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Former Japan defense chief finds gay rights push a lonely fight

Members of the ruling party have publicly opposed calls for change in recent months, some warning it would slow the already anemic birth rate.

February 15, 2019

Indonesia land-burning fines unpaid years after fires

The figure for unpaid penalties for environmental destruction swells to US$1.3 billion when an illegal logging case from 2013 is included.

February 15, 2019

​Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, tapping new markets

India is a test case for whether Ikea should keep shifting resources toward emerging economies, given the saturation of Europe and US markets.

February 15, 2019

India's Kumbh Mela festival steps up anti-trafficking efforts

Camps to protect children from human traffickers have been set up for the first time at the world's biggest religious festival in India's Uttar Pradesh state.

February 12, 2019