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...

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...

Beijing Won’t Let Indonesia’s Chinese Burn Again

Chinese-Indonesians have long had reason to feel vulnerable, but this might be the first time China can do something about it. JAKARTA — Nearly two...

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...

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...

How China’s shaping one country’s future

China's Belt and Road initiative is ploughing through central Asia. The plan, which aims to expand trade links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond,...

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...

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...

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