LOS ANGELES — New Zealand has three official languages: English, Maori (otherwise known as te reo) and New Zealand sign language. New Zealand’s multilingualism is a unique facet of the country, but this exact diversity of language begs the question: ...

LOS ANGELES — In September 2021, North Korea launched two ballistic missiles, marking its first missile test since March. The ICBMs landed in the Sea of Japan and produced a mild international outcry, but no substantive action was taken by ...

LOS ANGELES — Last month, four of the most important leaders in the Indo-Pacific region met up at the White House. U.S. President Joe Biden welcomed Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga (no longer prime minister) ...

LOS ANGELES — As the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, Kishida replaces Yoshihide Suga, who faced criticism toward the end of his tenure. Suga replaced Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest serving prime minister in 2020, amid a global pandemic and ...

LOS ANGELES — In February 2022, Beijing will hold its first Winter Olympics games. The games are China’s attempt to recreate and improve upon the legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which represented a large-scale moment of national pride. However, ...

LOS ANGELES — In past years, Qatar has made continuous efforts to implement more democratic practices into the government and the daily lives of its citizens. Now, Qatar looks to  further these efforts internationally by primarily serving as the mediator ...

By Talia Tao and Valerie Wu Warning: This article may contain spoilers. LOS ANGELES  — It might seem paradoxical that a film set in China and featuring a Chinese-American superhero is banned in China. But alas, this has become the ...

LOS ANGELES — For the last three years, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has walked a tightrope between the two behemoths of the Indo-Pacific region: China and the United States. This challenge has been uniquely his. Predecessors such as Tony ...

LOS ANGELES — From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the United States celebrates Latinx Heritage Month, but does anything substantial really happen during this time?  From the government’s perspective, federal agencies organize events like workshops and career fairs and the ...

By Adam Fazal and Shashwat Singh LOS ANGELES — In light of the recent Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, the country is experiencing yet another tumultuous period in its history; from economic meltdowns to extreme social upheaval, the current state of affairs ...