A new study from the United Nations out last month revealed startling attitudes toward sex and sexual violence in six countries across the Asia Pacific region. In one example, the study revealed that 25 percent of the men studied in Cambodia admitted to having committed rape.
Two years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewable energy is surging in Japan. But economic pressures are also helping revive support for nuclear power, leading to an internal tug-of-war over Japan's energy future.
Poverty is often associated with poor health, and that's still largely true. But, according to new research, some of those negative impacts can be countered when people live in an ethnically homogeneous neighborhood, even if it's largely poor.