There is no country for these men. Millions of them live among us, but on paper, their countries they do not exist. Meet eight groups of stateless people in Asia.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
Of the 8.8 million refugees in the world, about half are right here in Asia.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
An Israeli satire show recently used the popular iPhone game to make fun of the peace process. In a way, it's the perfect crash course on the impossibility of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
Local reports say the 33 men who riveted the world with the survival-and-rescue story will be coming to Israel. But that may be just half the story. Where are they really going?
DAN-CHYI CHUA
As anti-Japanese demonstrations erupt across mainland China, Hong Kong netizens prefer a cooler approach.
SIMON SHEN. Translated by ROLAND SOONG
Its economic clout aside, China remains an impotent political figure, both on the international and domestic fronts.
ALLEN
Does being brown mean you’re “inferior” to other races? How do Filipinos deal with being just “brown”?
MARCK RIMORIN
“Conservative”, “chauvinistic”, “realistic”, “good merchants”… That’s how foreigners viewed China and its people 100 years ago. What has changed?
CRYSTAL TAO
Prominent Palestinian Dr Sari Nusseibeh suggests what the US and the international community can do to end his people's conflict with Israel, and how wrong can sometimes be done, when they try to do right.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
Jin Jin, or Yecholiya Jin, is a Kaifeng Jew who moved to Israel five years ago.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
They look no different from the millions of Han Chinese living in China, but what set this community apart is their roots. Meet the Kaifeng Jews.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
我回家了。That was how she felt when she first arrived in Israel, that she had finally come home, after 19 years, as one of the pioneering Chinese Jews to have returned.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
The Oscar-nominated Israeli film Ajami depicted a gritty and complex situation of Jews and Arabs living side by side in the mixed city of Jaffa. But how faithful is the film to the reality of the real Ajami neighbourhood?
DAN-CHYI CHUA
Chinese erotic art is a little known tradition because much of it was destroyed during the Mao era. asia! brings you a selection.
ZHANG ZIHAN
We dreamed that one day we could go to Europe or America, but this was all in a low voice lest we were criticised as capitalist.
WANG JIAN