India lands an estimated 70,000 tonnes of sharks annually, and they eat none of it.
DIVYA KARNAD
The modern Filipino remains a serf to the ruling oligarchy, incompetent, lazy, uninspired and dull.
BONGV
There are good reasons why China and Vietnam are increasingly belligerent in the territorial dispute.
蔡慎坤 (CAI SHENKUN)
It is still saying, “The death penalty works! It does! Killing people is totally the way to win the war on drugs.”
KIRSTEN HAN
How Chinese continue to dominate the apex of Indonesia’s economy, even after the fall of Suharto.
CHRISTIAN CHUA
Her victory at Roland Garros has proven that Chinese players can defy the state system – and still win.
王学进 WANG XUEJING
A Chinese blogger ponders the Grand Slam win of compatriot Li Na and wonders how much the tennis champion owes to China's national sporting policy.
RACHEL HUANG
A man crippled by the tank that rolled over his legs. A 15-year-old who demands the truth. Here’s a collection of Chinese voices on the 1989 government crackdown on pro-democracy student protestors, known to them simply as June 4.
The asia! team
Chinese netizens have lambasted the China-born pianist for refusing to play a piece for the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen uprising. Are they justified?
Sakurayen 嚴櫻
As ecotourism in Asia comes under growing scrutiny, the ecotourist faces difficult questions on his role in protecting the environment.
Y.E. LIM
Frustrated by the declining social mobility in China, Lang Xianping looks to the American system – and Obama – for inspiration.
LANG XIANPING
A Pakistani writer looks at the ties between the two countries and decides to call it what it is.
KALSOOM
Men are more ambitious while women tend to focus more on love and relationships. Do you agree?
SUV PRADHAN
China pushes for the legalisation of tiger products while the rest of Asia scrambles to protect a dwindling tiger population.
DEBBIE BANKS
Despite the Fukushima disaster, India still believes nuclear energy is the way to go – and it wants Australia to be part of its plans.
RUPAKJYOTI BORAH