Asia Pacific

China’s Battle With a Deadly Coronavirus, in Photos

China’s Battle With a Deadly Coronavirus, in Photos

The spread of a deadly respiratory virus has prompted the authorities to limit travel in cities in central China, including…
Chaguan – A year of Euro-summits will reveal much about China’s worldview | China

Chaguan – A year of Euro-summits will reveal much about China’s worldview | China

Jan 23rd 2020 IF JUDGED BY words, rather than deeds, China is the world’s most powerful supporter of European unity.…
Efforts to Denuclearize North Korea Will Continue Despite Hard-Line Minister, U.S. Says

Efforts to Denuclearize North Korea Will Continue Despite Hard-Line Minister, U.S. Says

WASHINGTON — Efforts to denuclearize North Korea will continue despite a new foreign minister in Pyongyang who is seen as…
China – 2019 in review: testing China’s bottom line | China

China – 2019 in review: testing China’s bottom line | China

The past year has been unusually stressful for Xi Jinping. The coming one will be no easier Dec 22nd 2019…
‘Chewing Gum Tycoon’ of Lotte Group, Shin Kyuk-ho, Dies at 98

‘Chewing Gum Tycoon’ of Lotte Group, Shin Kyuk-ho, Dies at 98

In the 1980s, Lotte executives objected when Mr. Shin began building Lotte World, a landmark hotel, mall and amusement-park complex…
Banyan – What next for Taiwan after Tsai Ing-wen’s emphatic victory? | Asia

Banyan – What next for Taiwan after Tsai Ing-wen’s emphatic victory? | Asia

Jan 16th 2020 LAST AUTUMN, as China prepared to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic,…
400-pound rivals – China views Donald Trump’s America with growing distrust and scorn | China

400-pound rivals – China views Donald Trump’s America with growing distrust and scorn | China

Jan 2nd 2020 BEIJING ZOOLOGISTS USE a mild-sounding term—“displacements”—for moments when a strong, young mountain gorilla confronts the dominant male…
Australian Open, Meng Wanzhou, Uighurs: Your Monday Briefing

Australian Open, Meng Wanzhou, Uighurs: Your Monday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering what to watch as the Australian…
Pen, sword and scales – Criticism of the army or government lands many Burmese in court | Asia

Pen, sword and scales – Criticism of the army or government lands many Burmese in court | Asia

Jan 18th 2020 BURMESE GENERALS are not accustomed to criticism. During the long years of military rule, they tended to…
Hope for myopes – Over 70% of 12-14 year olds in China are short-sighted | China

Hope for myopes – Over 70% of 12-14 year olds in China are short-sighted | China

Jan 16th 2020 BEIJING THE PHONE on Wang Xiaoying’s desk rings incessantly on a weekday morning. An optometrist in Shanghai,…
S.U.V. in Forbidden City Prompts Rage at China’s Rich

S.U.V. in Forbidden City Prompts Rage at China’s Rich

BEIJING — The photos prompted outrage almost as soon as they were posted. They showed two women inside one of…
Going south – South Korea’s president curbs the power of prosecutors | Asia

Going south – South Korea’s president curbs the power of prosecutors | Asia

Jan 16th 2020 SEOUL JEJU, AN ISLAND off South Korea’s southern coast, is known for its hiking trails, temperate climate…
The year of the rat-fink – Some people in China help the party police the internet | China

The year of the rat-fink – Some people in China help the party police the internet | China

Jan 18th 2020 THE INTERNET is the “spiritual home” of hundreds of millions of Chinese people. So China’s leader, Xi…
Watching the Beach Town of My Childhood Burn

Watching the Beach Town of My Childhood Burn

One of the things I most wanted to understand, however, was what had driven those remaining in Mallacoota to stay…
Back to top button
Close
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker