Park Geun-hye, the conservative daughter of the former 18-year ruler of South Korea, was elected as the country's first woman president. Her rise to power means a continuation of the status quo.
Japan's new Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, will help American interests in the Asia-Pacific region, especially with China.
The results are in, Park Geun-hye of the Saenuri Party has won South Korea's 2012 presidential election with 51.6% of the vote.
A Chinese group has been subjected to massive crackdowns for predicting the Mayan apocalypse on December 21st and fomenting unrest against the government, with over 500 arrested.
Japan held elections on Sunday. Here are 5 critical take-aways from what was a rushed election by American standards.
North Korea has never been completely self-sufficient or isolated. Global trends are going to enforce that even more, and Kim Jong-un's job is to reform his country to meet the challenges ahead.
Online groups may have gamed the poll at Time magazine proclaiming him to be the readers' favorite candidate for the famous prize, but Jong-un is no joke. Here's why he deserves the award.
The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has already been awarded the Sexiest Man Alive title for 2012 by The Onion, and here’s why he should also be named TIME "Person of the Year." (UPDATED)