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...

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...

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...

Impact of China’s capital controls

Economists say restrictions will affect limited areas of Malaysia’s economy EVERY day, bus loads of Chinese tourists will arrive at the Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA...

Asian nations make plastic oceans promise

Nations responsible for much of the world's ocean plastic pollution have promised to start cleaning up their act. At a UN oceans summit, delegates from...

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,

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...

China ‘gravely concerned’ as teachers reported killed in Pakistan

China said on Friday it was "gravely concerned" at Islamic State claims that the group killed two Chinese teachers it kidnapped in Pakistan's Baluchistan...

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...

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...

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