London School of Economics professor Lord Meghnad Desai discusses India’s slow growth.  
VIVIENNE KHOO
An Indian engineer living in Seoul explains why Indians are so much better in English than Koreans.
BRIJESH BOLAR
So what if Asians performed abysmally at this year's World Cup? There is still something we can be very proud of.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
Across the continent, the strawberry is getting some serious acreage.
SIMONE ERASMUS. Additional research and recipe by RUQXANA VASANWALA
Korean bloggers, for whom painful memories of the deadliest oil spill in Korean history in 2007 remain fresh, are expressing their worries and sympathy following the BP oil spill disaster.
LEE YOO EUN
Here’s a round-up of some of the reviews of the Asian movies competing at Cannes.
BERNICE TANG
The Cannes Film Festival starts today! More updates will come your way.
BERNICE TANG
You too can attain the aura of the well-versed traveler, by dishing out these bite-sized “facts” at tedious cocktails. Best served quickly.
CLARISSA TAN
A film by Hong Sang-soo
BERNICE TANG
Childish or creative? Fun or weird? Matching outfits for lovers are endearing, says our blogger, CC Huang. Check out how some couples do it.
CC HUANG
This beautiful traditional Korean hairstyle may have been a pain in the neck.
KIM M
The flow of students into and out of China is sparking great changes.
LEE HAN SHIH
How nations divide up the Arctic could set precedence for the Moon.
LEE HAN SHIH
LEE HAN SHIH
Booming sales in China Auto sales in China soared by more than 70 per cent in January, putting it on track to overtake Japan as the world’s second biggest automobile market this year. Last year 5.9 million vehicles were sold in China. Growth this year is projected at 15 per cent.
LEE HAN SHIH