China reinforces mediation call as Rohingya crisis spirals

Beijing says it is willing to continue promoting peace talks in its own way Without alienating Bangladesh, China is backing Myanmar, setting the stage of...

Ancient traditions of Chinese power in northeastern Myanmar

The world is transfixed by the appalling situation in Myanmar's Rakhine State, itself a story of sojourning populations, commercial networks that go back to...

Pakistan: A slice of China in Islamabad

Restaurants, guesthouses and supermarkets are opening to cater for the influx of Chinese fuelled by the CPEC. Sitting in his open-air kitchen in the heart...

Asia Adult Expo 2017: how Hong Kong is hub for China’s sex toy industry

Trade buyers from across the world flocked to Hong Kong this week to see everything from cheap Chinese sex dolls to S&M whips and...

Vietnam’s Facebook dissidents test the limits of Communist state

“This isn’t like China,” says Vietnamese activist ’Anh Chi’ at a noisy bar off one of the narrow streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. “They...

Healthy China-Malaysia ties could hurt ethnic Chinese

President Xi Jinping this year described relations between China and Malaysia as the “best ever” in history, echoing what Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak...

China’s appetite for pangolins fuels an illicit trade

The endangered species is considered a delicacy among China's nouveau riche and a curative in traditional medicine, but outlawed for export under international conservation...

China Is Increasing Its Share of Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Pie

Chinese corporations are acquiring major stakes in projects. China has Southeast Asia in its sights. Companies from the world’s second-biggest economy are increasingly targeting the region...

Cambodia arrests nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals over telecom fraud

Authorities in Cambodia have arrested nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in...

Squeezed by an India-China Standoff, Bhutan Holds Its Breath

HAA, Bhutan — India’s main garrison in the Kingdom of Bhutan sits only 13 miles from a disputed border with China. There is a training academy, a military...

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