Tales of the junta's extravagances trickle down to average citizens, many of whom lack basic items.
New studies echo a key call from landmark 1983 report: boost teacher training and pay.
Maurice Ohana worked with Chinese officials to host a wedding inside a historic synagogue.
South Korea's conservative president will meet with Bush Friday, as the US appears to soften its stance on North Korea.
President Lee can lean on his new Assembly majority to pursue economic reforms and a tougher N. Korea policy.
The tiny Pacific island is losing a key source of income.
'The Lost Ring,' a game tied to the 2008 Olympics, depends on collective sleuthing by players around the world.
Distrust of the provincial government runs deep in certain regions.
To catch up with other nations in math, schools should teach fewer topics in more depth, it says.