Asia

Fukushima's ghost towns struggle to recover amid soaring radiation levels

For towns in the 20-mile evacuation zone around the Fukushima plant, the 2011 quake is a disaster that never ends.

Fukushima's radioactive water to be dumped into Pacific Ocean

No risk to public health, Japanese nuclear company TEPCO maintains.

Indian jewelry ad sparks social media storm for portrayal of woman's remarriage

An older, divorced, dark-skinned woman is portrayed as the blushing bride in a bold new ad that has been making waves in India.

China's People's Daily erects phallic HQ

People's Daily building: This had to be on purpose.

Japanese teen girls with superpowers

Unlike the bagel head "trend" awhile back, this one's the real deal: Japanese high school girls (and guys) have an online trend of performing "Makankousappou" ( often tweeted as...

CNN's misinformed report on Chinese drinkers sparks 350,000 Weibo responses: The SinoFile

Hey CNN, China's actually not the world's second most drink-loving nation.