As the coronavirus brought the global economy to its knees, Thai businessman Yod decided to buy himself an $872,000 treat — a lime-green Lamborghini.
Millions of things can be said about designers banking on culturally-significant attires from other countries, but Anji Salz remains unfazed. The German designer continues to defy expectations as she follows her dreams in Japan.
If your idea of the purr-fect day is spending it curled up with convalescent rescue cats and a coffee, then one cafe in Vietnam has you covered.
British-Japanese superstar Rina Sawayama became vocal about her frustration concerning her ineligibility for two major music awards in the UK despite calling the country her home for the past 25 years.
China’s longest-running LGBTQ group, ShanghaiPRIDE, has said it is stopping all its activities and events “to protect the safety of all involved”.
She has been dubbed the “Goddess of Democracy” and found fans among politicians and actors. There is little doubt that Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow is big in Japan.
Kim Jong Un said his relationship with Donald Trump was like a “fantasy film”, according to the publishers of a new book on the US president set to unveil 25 private letters exchanged between the two leaders.
South Korea has opened a high-tech new front in the battle against coronavirus, fortifying bus shelters with temperature-checking doors and ultraviolet disinfection lamps.
Chinese diners are being told to order less food as part of a campaign by President Xi Jinping to tackle waste and embrace thrift.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus lockdown has helped reduce the death toll from clashes between elephants and humans, conservationists have said.
Leaderless, social media-savvy and inspired by Hong Kong’s young activists, Thailand’s budding pro-democracy movement is intent on overhauling the government, rewriting the constitution and even taking on a law that shields the monarchy.
The coronavirus isn’t the only plague making headlines this year — locusts are devastating crops in several parts of the world, and now scientists are discovering why the pest forms destructive swarms.
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Arrested for alleged national security crimes, Agnes Chow hails from a generation of Hong Kong democracy activists who cut their teeth in politics as teenagers and are now being steadily silenced by China.
Chinese workers raise their fists beside a red communist flag in a painting displayed at a Beijing museum, one of nearly 200 works put together for a propaganda exhibition that hails, not the Maoist past, but the “heroic deeds” of frontline medics fighting the coronavirus.