Most Americans see China as the biggest threat to the US. But away from headline economic figures, China has a slew of challenges.
Messi will not start a war in China, but this is not to say that football lacks political relevance.
The PTI, the party of jailed former prime minister Imran Khan, won the most seats of any one party – but fell short of reaching the threshold for a majority government.
Amid signs of growing domestic disquiet over his repressive regime, North Korea’s leader is trying to deflect scrutiny by upping war rhetoric.
Beijing is losing patience with Myanmar’s military, as well as its influence with resistance groups.
A new law has been introduced that officially brings dog meat to an end as a commodity in South Korea.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has retained government, but it wasn’t a straightforward race. The campaign revealed much about Taiwan’s changing politics.
A candidate from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party looks set to win the presidency despite Beijing’s pressure and rhetoric.
For many Buddhists today, both in East Asia and across the world, the Lotus Sutra offers religious support for various gender identities.
Recent research explores how women with non-native English accents — specifically Mandarin — fare in the Canadian job market.
Through the power of rituals, inanimate objects can be understood to transform into agents who can see, hear, taste and respond to the concerns of those who worship them.
Fewer than a quarter of once-colonized countries make official government-to-government requests for an apology or reparations.
It’s good to talk − just don’t expect it to result in a reset in relations between Beijing and Washington.
Hawkish foreign policy wonks have called for a breakup of Russia. But would that fall into Beijing’s hands?
Across cultures, death rituals give mourners a chance to grieve. But they also offer one last opportunity to help the deceased as they transition to the next stage of existence.
Although there have progress to achieve gender equality, women are still under-represented in diplomacy in Asia.
Following deteriorating relations with the West, Russia has shifted focus to Asia, and hold China to help expand its influence.
Chinese politicians have looked toward policies to encourage couples to have more children to offset population decline. It hasn’t worked.
A strange worm found in the jungle, then harvested and preserved in… gin, provides a better understanding of the evolution and genetics of flatworms.
Terms like ‘Third World’ and ‘developing nations’ have long fallen out of fashion.