Life on Earth might end in 200 years, but it won’t be because of the Apocalypse, says China’s most high-profile “popular science” writer Fang Zhouzi.
The asia! team
The death of the world’s most wanted terrorist has started a new act in geopolitics in the India-Pakistan neighbourhood, with the U.S. and China jostling for a starring role.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
My first encounter with 万成(Wan Cheng), he had yelled at me to mind my manners. The second time I spoke with him, I asked him to remove his shirt for me.
SUE ANNE TAY
If the popular success of China’s made-for-the-web short films is anything to go by, the Chinese post-80s generation may be doing serious soul-searching in a time of unprecedented economic growth.
SIMONE ERASMUS-LAM
Chewing betel leaf and areca nut spells romance for some
VIVIENNE KHOO
A Chinese sexuality professor’s remarks spark outrage, musings in the Chinese Internet sphere.
The asia! team
China pushes for the legalisation of tiger products while the rest of Asia scrambles to protect a dwindling tiger population.
DEBBIE BANKS
In the roaring economy that is China, a generation of HIV-afflicted are being left out in the cold.
LAUREN BURKE
A 12-year-old Chinese boy with burning political ambitions has his countrymen (and women) all disgusted and fired up.
JING GAO
Qigong, drinking urine, eating ants… Some Chinese would resort to just about anything for good health.
CHINA UNDERGROUND
American politics is such that bin Laden’s death will help Obama secure his win at the next presidential elections.
WANG WEN (Translated and Edited by asia!)
Sex is an intimate way of expressing love between Mummy and Daddy, Hong Kong tells its 3- to 6-year-olds.
JING GAO (Translation)
The who’s who of China’s elite gather at the 100th anniversary celebration of the prestigious Tsinghua University.
JING GAO
They may have made their millions in China, but for many of the country’s new rich, the West is still best.
The asia! team
Is it made in China and does it have the “wow” factor? Here are some tips for the invited elite on choosing that perfect pressie.
MOE RIYASAT