The Diplomat has articles about current events in the Asia-Pacific region. Also on the site: podcasts, videos, interviews, photo essays, and more.
One thing I wish they would add is a timestamp display on their podcasts. There’s no way to tell how long they are, or where you are in it. But the ones I’ve listened to average about 5-8 minutes.
Here’s one example that would make a good debate/discussion. I’d like to hear some Japanese students’ opinions about this: