N. Korea Plans Free Trade Zone on Island

China may get slim opportunity to influence the isolated nation
Toru Makinoda
February 5, 2009

Asian Central Banks Consider Alternatives to Big Dollar Holdings

In efforts to reduce US dollar reserves, Asian Tigers, China and Japan could spook US bond markets
Phillip Day
February 5, 2004

Indonesia Urges Global Boycott on Malaysian Timber

Tensions between Malaysia and Indonesia mount as illegal trade in rare logs continues
Fabiola Desy Unidjaja
February 13, 2004

Year of the Monkey Has Not Yet Brought Tourism Money

Hong Kong waits for mainland visitors
January 23, 2004

Poppy Barons on the 'Speed' Boat

As the opium story comes to an end, Myanmar's synthetic drugs are ready to flood the region
Larry Jagan
February 16, 2004