The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Orphan Master’s Son” talks about giving a “voice to the most voiceless people in the world.“
Japan says it will reexamine evidence that led to a landmark 1993 apology about wartime sex-slave system.
Over 18 dead as Thais fight over influence of ex-leader Thaksin Shinawatra, toppled in 2006.
The draft long-term energy plan all but voids the nuclear phaseout pledge of a previous government.
The event brought together relatives from the North and South after six decades.
The document provides extraordinary detail on gulags and torture in N. Korea, but it may not lead anywhere.
The report accuses North Korea of spying on its citizens, torturing them and banishing them to prison camps.
The three-member U.N. commission is expected to refer crimes to International Criminal Court.
North-South reunions are to take place next week, despite North Korea's objections to war drills.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigned in 2007, regained his health and learned economics. Now he’s back.
South Korea has risen from the economic ashes, but its old are increasingly poor.
In the Philippines, survivors who lost almost everything are now in a rush to buy it all back.
The North says the South’s “stance of confrontation” prevents new reunions for those divided since Korean War.
The reclusive nation’s supreme leader gets a basketball game and a song for his big day.
President Park Geun-hye proposes a new round of reunions as a way to boost trust with the North.
More than 4 million were displaced — twice as many as in the Haiti quake — and building materials are scarce.
In a Jan. 1 address, he says getting rid of “counterrevolutionary factionalists” unites the country.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hails the deal to move the controversial base as a “milestone.”
Officials in Washington hailed the deal to move the controversial base as a major diplomatic breakthrough.
Shinzo Abe’s visit to Yasukuni Shrine raises the prospect of deeper hostility between Tokyo and its neighbors.
Chico Harlan has served as the Post’s East Asia bureau chief since 2010, covering the natural and nuclear disasters in Japan and a leadership change in North Korea. In a previous position at the Post, Harlan covered the Washington Nationals during two-year period where they where the league’s worst team, without interruption. He’s also worked at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Daily Telegraph, in Sydney. He’s a graduate of Syracuse University.