It was supposed to be a whirlwind tour of China for Jiang Lanyi’s boyfriend: classical gardens in Suzhou, modern art in Shanghai, ice-skating in central Beijing.
Locations featured in South Korea’s Oscar-winning “Parasite” movie have enjoyed a business boom since its Oscar triumph, with a pizza store seeing sales double.
A new raft of Indian apps which offer rooms to unmarried couples are helping overturn traditional norms in a country where premarital sex remains taboo.
Outrage is growing in Myanmar after the emergence of a 12-minute porn video shot in Bagan, the country’s best-known tourist hotspot and UNESCO heritage site of thousands of hallowed Buddhist pagodas.
Zhu Fang’s living room walls are plastered with hundreds of headshots of hopeful singles, some of them faded and featuring bouffant hairstyles and outdated outfits.
Bats, rats and snakes are still being sold at an Indonesian market known for its wildlife offerings, despite a government request to take them off the menu over fears of a link to the deadly coronavirus.
Every year, tens of thousands of tourists flock to the snow festival in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo, attracted by some 200 large, but intricate ice sculptures.
Thousands of couples — some in facemasks — tied the knot in a mass Unification Church wedding Friday, despite concerns in South Korea over the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
Immigrant children sent to their homelands and away from their families, a mutually heart-breaking situation that causes long-term struggles.
Japan has been taking architectural downsizing to the extreme. Let it be said that the Japanese are probably the first people to have found a way around almost all the difficulties of “living modern” while maintaining plenty of traditional values.
As Friday prayers wrap up at Suada mosque, worshippers turn their attention outside where Fakhry Affan steers a drone high above, snapping pictures of the building tucked in a corner of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island.
An advertisement appearing to feature a same-sex couple in China has been praised by the LGBTQ community for its rare portrayal of gay relationships in the tightly-censored country.
India’s weddings are famously lavish — lasting days and with hundreds if not thousands of guests — but this season many families are cutting costs even if it risks their social standing.
Head-banging away in the shadow of a multi-billion-dollar K-pop industry, South Korea’s axe-wielding heavy metal bands shred a modest trail of destruction.
Dozens of workers toil through the night coating thin lengths of bamboo in herbs, spices and richly colored powders to create incense sticks that are spread out under the rising sun to dry.