With the enhanced capabilities of today's robots and drones, recent examples from China and Thailand and ongoing research show that they have the potential to help us navigate disasters.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic is undergoing extensive genetic analysis around the world to understand its origin and evolution.
COVID-19 is not the first – nor likely the last – to emerge from the two continents.
As the human costs of the Covid-19 virus epidemic continue to rise, the virus is also taking its toll on global economy, with disrupted supply chains across a wide variety of industries.
The US could be losing a key ally to China. But it has less to do with Trump's foreign policy and everything to do with a drug war in the Philippines.
From helping fight coronavirus to supporting education and biodiversity projects, China's tech billionaires have moved boldly into philanthropy, continuing what is an ancient tradition.
The strong crisis management in Wuhan will probe the capacity of the Chinese government to prepare adequately for pandemic and may test Xi's rule.
Exotic and sensational depictions of Chinese “wet markets” may prevent a proper and efficient understanding of how viral diseases emerge.
Tsai Ing-wen's victory in Taiwan is more than just a rebuke to Beijing.
Smoke haze almost seems to be the new normal in parts of Australia. But what do we know about the dangers to our health in the longer term?
President Tsai Ing-wen is being challenged by populist mayor of Kaohsiung City, Han Kuo-yu, in Taiwan's January 11 elections.
Fears that Beijing will renege on autonomy promises is only encouraging calls for independence from mainland China.
Hong Kong protesters deeply identify with nature, a reference to the current environmental crisis but also a fluid conception of collective action that is inscribed in ancient Chinese tradition.
Justin Trudeau's government should assemble a strong, non-partisan China team led by the West to build a uniquely Canadian Asia strategy, with China at its core.
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
As a hugely diverse continent, one thing has united Asia in the last 50 years: economic development.
Tapping just 3.7% of solar potential in countries in China's intercontinental infrastructure programme could power the entire region.
Having only started producing whisky in 2006, the small subtropical island is producing millions of bottles and scooping up top industry awards.
Contradictions abound as companies seek to style themselves as advancing gender equality while at the same time marketing sexist products or thriving on sexist employment practices.
In Asian countries, many people wield umbrellas to protect them from the sun. American women used to as well – but then stopped.