How China changed Hong Kong: views from the city

Hong Kong is preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of the handover of the territory from the UK to China. The moment will bring...

China’s expanding war on Islam: Now they’re coming for the Kazakhs.

Sometimes Zharqynbek Otan can be found in the middle of the night, standing stiffly at attention beside the bed he shares with his wife,...

Singapore’s friendship with China

Next week, on May 9 and 10, I will be in Beijing, to co-chair the 12th China-Singapore Forum. My co-chair is Ambassador Wu Hailong, the...

AirAsia and other low-cost carriers fight for China market entry

China’s growing ranks of middle-class consumers love to fly, putting the nation on track to surpass the US as the world’s biggest airline market...

Young Chinese think young Singaporeans have a sense of superiority and are “a bunch...

Singapore-China relations have gone through some tough times in recent years, as both countries sought to navigate a rapidly changing geopolitical environment

Japan to close schools nationwide to control spread of virus

Japan will close schools nationwide to help control the spread of the new virus, the government announced Thursday.

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...

China, India plans for electric cars threaten to cut gasoline demand

Demand for gasoline in Asia may peak much earlier than expected as millions of people in China and India buy electric vehicles over the next decade,

Tokyo Olympic 2020 postponed as Japan’s Abe bows to pressure over virus

The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, which were due to start on July 24, have been postponed for a year after an extended period of what seemed to many a state of denial among the government, the Tokyo organising committee and local officials.

New cybersecurity report says China-based group is hacking Asia-Pacific governments

A China-based hacking group has been quietly carrying out a five-year cyber espionage campaign against Asia-Pacific governments after it previously “slipped off the radar,” a new report claims. 

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