Rescue divers have freed a meditating Buddhist monk from a flooded Thai cave in scenes that echoed the high-profile 2018 rescue of a trapped boys’ football team.
The Brave Girls were losing courage just weeks ago, on the verge of breaking up and abandoning their dreams of K-pop stardom after years of going nowhere.
Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar decorated boiled eggs on Sunday, as Pope Francis in his Easter message expressed solidarity with the country’s youth.
Paper masks and goggles are among offerings that ethnic Chinese in Malaysia will burn to mark “Tomb Sweeping Day”, hoping their ancestors can use them to fight the coronavirus in the afterlife.
Leather, glitter, stilettos and a strut — voguing, the underground dance phenomenon, has seized Beijing and given China’s LGBT community a “playground” to celebrate their identities.
People in Tokyo flocked to admire cherry blossoms in full bloom at parks, shrines and rivers on Friday, despite coronavirus warnings against holding traditional parties under the delicate flowers.
Facebook on Wednesday said it disrupted efforts by hackers in China to spy on supporters of the Uyghur minority living outside that country.
Swedish clothing giant H&M’s decision to no longer source cotton from China’s Xinjiang region is drawing a backlash as the Asian country adopts an increasingly assertive stance against accusations of human rights violations.
From a small office in Shanghai, marriage counselor Zhu Shenyong livestreams advice over several phones simultaneously to an attentive audience keen to save their relationships.
From juicy mangoes and fresh lemons to tropical guava and plums: Hanoi’s fruit comes piled high on the back of bicycles, peddled by street vendors who roam every nook and cranny of the Vietnamese capital.
Feeling cooped up and looking for a place to go take the edge off? Luckily, we have a little something for you that has everything you haven’t done in the past year with Covid-restrictions, with Asia moving ahead in opening up, you can now experience everything from music, art, adventure, meeting new people, and world-renowned artists and DJs. This is a list of the best music festivals from various genres in Asia.
A baby raccoon to stroke while you sip your skinny latte? Or a snake to coil around you after your cappuccino?
The sound of men punching holes into colorful rubber sheets reverberates across a tiny studio in India’s largest slum — an unlikely birthplace for luxury handbags made by a marginalized community seeking to reclaim its identity.
Pakistan has blocked video sharing app TikTok for a second time, after a court ordered the platform shut down over “unethical and immoral content”.
Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize as a teenager after surviving a Taliban assassination attempt, has signed a deal with Apple TV+ that will see her produce dramas and documentaries that focus on women and children.