Forget stocks, real estate, even cryptocurrencies – China’s hottest investment nowadays may be the Nike, Adidas, and Puma basketball shoes that “sneakerheads” like Hu Huaiyuan fight to get their hands on.
China has imposed a curfew to limit the time spent by children playing games online, in the latest part of a government crackdown on youth gaming addiction.
India’s fixation on whiteness is as old as the country’s history – but where is it leading now?
China’s millenials are increasingly pursuing happiness and sustainable living rather than wealth and luxury, award-winning sci-fi writer Chen Qiufan says, insisting the nation’s youth are waking up to environmental issues.
Young women in South Korea have begun rejecting marriage and motherhood, basically any traditionally female roles, in a united front for feminism and solidarity.
Indonesia’s bid to lure more visitors by spreading halal tourism across the archipelago is facing a backlash, with a Christian celebration of pigs — forbidden for Muslims — the latest act of dissent.
Beyond the Thailand’s necessary façade to make the country look more open and welcoming to the rest of the world are the cracks and crevices where the dark and unspoken aspects of Thai culture are largely hidden from view.
What is the fate of e-cigarettes in the bulwark of Asia, where countries are planning for blanket bans?
Myanmar, a spiritual nation that stands with a full heart and a courageous spirit
Was cannabis a component of ancient Chinese funeral rites, 2,500 years ago?
Apparently, you can pretty much rent anything in Japan, even humans
If India has cricket and the Philippines has basketball, Japan, meanwhile, has an undying love affair with baseball.
October is now around the corner and travellers from around Asia and the world will soon flock over at Phuket, Thailand to witness a festival which highlights one of the most macabre displays of body mutilations.
How is Nepal, the Forbidden Kingdom adapting to modern life?
“Love capitalism” has dodged even the most dogged of cultural norms that stump even the locals.
Why do older Chinese politicians sport jet black hair?
How blurred is the line between respecting a culture and insulting it?
Does money matter to get married in India? Undoubtedly yes! It further matters to sustain the longevity of relationships and lead a fulfilling happy life.