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...

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...

Bhutan – the land where dragons roar

The mountains of Bhutan hold many secrets. You only have to climb its steep paths and cross its picturesque valleys to discover them. Thirty minutes...

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...

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...

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...

World’s longest bridge further blurs lines between China and Hong Kong

The world's longest sea-crossing bridge in China has been hailed as one of the world's most ambitious engineering projects, but some observers are worried...

Chinese Giants Are Taking Over Hong Kong

Banks, real estate, telecoms show biggest Chinese influence. What a difference 20 years makes. Back when Hong Kong reverted to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, the...

The $100 Billion City Next to Singapore Has a Big China Problem

The dream of a Malaysian version of Shenzhen — largely funded by Chinese developers and buyers — with hotels, offices, golf courses, tech parks...

Lee Kuan Yew honoured for ‘outstanding contribution’ to China’s reform and opening up

Singapore’s late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew was honoured on Tuesday (Dec 18) for his role in pushing the city-state’s “deep involvement” in...

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