A secret evacuation from Kabul, a new British record and a post-race proposal — there was no shortage of memorable moments at Tokyo’s Paralympics, held after a year-long pandemic postponement.
From agriculture to housing to transportation, economic growth has historically depended on burning through finite natural resources and rearranging natural landscapes.
For years, Shanghai artist “Cracks” has kept her diagnosis of bipolar disorder hidden from all but her closest friends and family because of a Chinese cultural stigma surrounding mental illness.
Vice President Kamala Harris launched a new broadside against China as she ended her Southeast Asian tour in Hanoi Thursday, warning the US would continue to push back against Beijing’s claims in disputed Asian waters.
It’s in the news, festivals, universities, and organizations – the term “Asian American” has become one of today’s most relevant catchphrases. However, that wasn’t always the case. Learn more about how the term was created in 1968, and how it shifted from a rallying cry to an encompassing community.
While many countries are scrambling to empty their embassies and remove their staff from Afghanistan, Russia is staying put — it has long prepared for the arrival of the Taliban in Kabul.
Google and Facebook on Monday unveiled plans for a new undersea internet cable connecting Singapore, Japan, Guam, the Philippines, Taiwan and Indonesia.
New Zealand imposed a snap three-day lockdown Tuesday after identifying a single case of locally transmitted Covid-19 suspected to be the Delta variant, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
This year, the Cannes Film Festival welcomed several films from Asia. Marking a major comeback for the film industry after the pandemic, this year’s Cannes festival showcased films that show promise in the upcoming awards season.
More than a dozen diplomatic missions in Afghanistan on Monday called for “an urgent end” to the Taliban’s ruthless military offensive, saying it was at odds with claims they want to secure a political deal to end the conflict.
The Asian Fashion scene is still dominated by the Western image of beauty and it’s not surprising to see models with skin white as snow everywhere. Thankfully, Asia is starting to embrace racial diversity by welcoming Black models.
Indonesia, Iran and France were suffering alarming surges in coronavirus cases Tuesday, as governments raced to vaccinate populations in a bid to outpace the highly-contagious Delta variant wreaking havoc across the globe.
Two athletes became the first to test positive for the coronavirus in the Tokyo Olympic Village, officials said Sunday, as new border rules in Europe caused last-minute travel frustration.
A key crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan partially reopened on Saturday, days after the Taliban took control of the Afghan border town in a rapid offensive across the country.
As war rages across the countryside, young Afghans are plugging in their earphones and logging into audio-based app Clubhouse to argue with the Taliban and pitch counter-offensive tactics.