Chinese diners are being told to order less food as part of a campaign by President Xi Jinping to tackle waste and embrace thrift.
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.
Twenty-five Hong Kong democracy activists were charged Thursday with taking part in a banned June candlelight vigil marking the anniversary of China’s 1989 Tiananmen crackdown.
Thousands of Chinese beer lovers left their facemasks and virus worries behind to gather in large crowds and raise a much-needed glass as the annual Qingdao beer festival opened over the weekend.
Biology student Ma Jingjing wandered the hall of a job fair in central China among other young Chinese hoping to find work in an economy crushed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Philippines is the only remaining country in the world except for the Vatican where divorce is not legal. What happens to unhappy couples if a marriage cannot be dissolved? We take a look at how the Philippines is treading legal matters with an extremely Catholic perspective.
It’s a blockbuster exhibition, featuring some of the biggest names in Japan’s contemporary art scene. But will people flock to galleries in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic?
The beauty and skincare industry is worst hit not just by the Covid-19 pandemic but also by the aftermath of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Global beauty brands scrambled to reposition themselves to align with the “movements”.
A pair of Japanese schoolgirls primp their hair before a long mirror, preparing for the perfect shot. But they are not taking a smartphone selfie, they are using a “purikura” photo booth.
In the run-up to the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, Karachi car-wash owner Sheikh Sagheer sees much of the traffic at his business switch from four wheels to four legs.
Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, considered a pioneer of the country’s industry and known for his work with David Bowie, has died of leukemia aged 76, his daughter announced on Monday.
When Wang Rong gave birth to her second son, she reminded her husband of a promise he made even before their wedding: to let her pass on her family name.
Judo uniforms are made all over the world, but just a handful of suppliers are designated by the sport’s international federation. And of those, just one weaves its own materials.
When the Tokyo Olympics eventually open a year late, one of the hottest tickets in town will be for judo. Invented in Japan and first introduced at Tokyo 1964, judo is coming home.
The Mont Blanc glacier in the French Alps yields more and more secrets as it melts — this time a clutch of newspapers with banner headlines from when Indira Gandhi became India’s first and so far only woman prime minister in 1966.