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
South Korea's ruling suffered a crushing defeat in recent by-elections, heralding the power of Twitter in the political landscape.
LEE YOO EUN
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
After a two-hour flight, the writer wakes up to the Taiwanese capital and its many quirks.
JOSE DALISAY, JR.
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
With a history of monogamy, nervous breakdowns and a Harvard-educated Princess, the royal marriages seem to encapsulate the paradox that is Japan – progressive yet tradition-bound.
SIMONE ERASMUS-LAM
Shanghai may have recently announced a one-dog policy to curb its canine population, but it’s throwing open its doors to certain rodents.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
Takashi Miike, Hong Sangsoo, Kim Ki-duk and Eric Khoo are amongst the heavyweights competing at the prestigious film festival this year.
BERNICE TANG
Zhang Ming bemoans the growing stupidity of his countrymen, much as they’d like to believe they are a nation of wily strategists.
ZHANG MING