China has 24 million more men than women of marriageable age, putting some bachelors in a tough spot. Some are now looking abroad for wives – and many have their hearts set on Vietnam.
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.
China has embraced the concept of Digital Earth – the use of data from satellites to create a visual map of what's happening at every point on the planet – and is now a key player in making it happen.
China's social credit system has been described as a 'dystopian nightmare straight out of Black Mirror' but many citizens think it will help fight fraud and bring about a better society.
Real Christmas trees may be in short supply this year thanks to the 2008 economic downturn, climate change and insect infestations.
The US and China have reportedly agreed on a partial deal to ease tensions in the two-year old trade war. Does that mean it's almost over? Fat chance, an economist says.
The biggest risk is Britain's desire to stand alone in the world.
With an overwhelming referendum result, Bougainville has just taken an important step to becoming an independent nation.
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Politics with Michelle Grattan: Andrew Hastie on foreign influence, security and veteran mental health.
In this podcast, Andrew Hastie speaks with Michelle Grattan about growing concerns over Chinese influence in Australian politics, security clearances for politicians and the mental health of veterans.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
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.
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
Revolutions are built not on deep misery but on rising expectations. History may not provide much hope of immediate change in Hong Kong – but protesters may have a longer view.
How the protest movement in Hong Kong moved onto university campuses – by two researchers who have witnessed the unfolding events.
After months of respecting the boundaries of university campuses, the Hong Kong police moved in to make arrests. Now, protesters are defending what had once been sanctified spaces.
Where else were all those hard-headed refusals to make things easier for the eurozone strugglers going to lead?