Featured stories about East Asia
Stories about East Asia
28 September 2016
"I will live in a way that they will see that their brutality will never threaten our will to fight. We will hold on to our land until the end."
27 September 2016
"Art becomes more important for the people to see and feel the reality, and motivate them to make changes in society."
25 September 2016
It's that time of year when pictures of flowers, food, and cats are washing over Twitter in Japan.
In a “living laboratory for disaster,” a social media app is helping Jakartans improve upon the government's response to frequent flooding.
24 September 2016
After the sexual assault of a university student, sex, class, privilege -- and strong cultural attitudes -- all play a role in the lighter sentences handed down to the perpetrators.
23 September 2016
A drone video has captured the extent of land clearing in western Indonesia, which has caused a cloud of haze to descend in the region and in nearby countries.
21 September 2016
19 September 2016
The Fukui Dinosaur Museum is one of the top tourism attractions in Japan, allowing visitors to get an up-close look at fossil remains from millennia gone by.
18 September 2016
"Japanese government has announced plans to expand public WiFi access points across Japan. But just for tourists."
"We cannot measure (or reward) human endeavour by money alone but withholding it sends a wrong message to society too."
17 September 2016
Malaysian Animal Lovers Launch Online Petition Against Malacca State Law Banning Dogs at Terrace Houses
"Take action only [against] dog owners who do not comply through fines or means other than forcing them to give up the dogs."
14 September 2016
Residents believe Lin Zuluan was forced into confessing that he took a bribe because he had planned to protest land seizures taking place without the village's consent.
13 September 2016
12 September 2016
"It still amazes me to see these makeshift courts everywhere and anywhere and people of all ages playing – sometimes in only flip flops."
11 September 2016
A Japanese artist is using traditional artisanal craft techniques to create compelling bamboo insects that have developed a devoted following online.
Renho Murata will have to convince many that she and the newly formed Democratic Party are 'Japanese enough' if she wins the leadership nomination next week.
This is the first time that a mainstream film in Indonesia has focused on the Uang Panai’ marriage custom.
"We will tell the youth to focus on sports and contribute to the nation. It's similar to the path shown to us by our heroes in their fight for independence."
10 September 2016
"I don’t know how they knew, including people very close to my family circle, important friends who support me...they read them out one by one, I started to feel afraid."