Selected East Asian & Pacific Rim Websites
The Asahi Shimbun – The new English-language digital version of The Asahi Shimbun, Japan’s leading daily newspaper.
Asia Society – One of the leading educational organizations dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States, including arts, business, culture, education, and policy.
BBC News Asia – The BBC’s coverage of Asian news.
CNN – Asia News – CNN’s Asia news.
Financial Times Asian Edition – A leading business news and information organizations, providing a broad range of essential services to the growing audience of internationally minded business people.
The Economist – The Economist’s Asian coverage.
The National Bureau of Economic Research – A private non-partisan, non-profit organization based in Cambridge, MA. providing economic research. Findings are disseminated to academics, public policy specialists and business professionals. This link is to a listing of papers, (many of them freely available), on the subject of Asia.
The New York Times Asia Pacific section – The New York Time’s Asia Pacific section. Some content may require a log-in.
The Wall Street Journal – Wall Street Journal’s Asian coverage.
South China Morning Post – US Edition – Part of the Alibaba Group, this news source presents news on Asia from the perspective of its base in Hong Kong.
China Digital Times – “China Digital Times (CDT) is an independent, bilingual media organization that brings uncensored news and online voices from China to the world.”
Japan Times – Internationally themed news source about Japan, including articles on politics, culture, sports and more. Allowance to read 10 articles freely per month.
World Factbook – South Korea – The CIA’s World Factbook section on South Korea.