Launched in 2018, the China Initiative has largely failed in rooting out spies in America’s corporations and labs, but has succeeded in driving many pioneering scientists back to China.
Landfills close to full, a government dragging its feet, and the public’s indifference about recycling or sustainability leaves the city under growing pressure to implement solutions.
The Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens, founded 150 years ago, faces questions about the welfare of the animals – apes, monkeys, birds and reptiles – in its cramped enclosures.
When ‘Seto Gin’ arrived in San Francisco from Hong Kong with a trunk of opium in 1939, authorities scrambled to unravel the case of the ‘broke banker and his comely concubine’.
Shanghai may be known as China’s cultural capital, but Hangzhou’s expanding art infrastructure and laid-back ethos have created a vibrant scene.
The emergence of Mongolian wrestlers, with new techniques, skills and philosophy, and a dearth of home-grown talent, has created a new era for the sport.
As the festive season approaches and 2021 draws to a close, a Hong Kong mother relives the lengths to which she and her husband will go to keep their twins from waking prematurely.
Need a break from the usual holiday headaches? Then take a look at our alternative 12 days of Christmas – a historical hodgepodge of festive feats, fails and foul plays.
Hong Kong Ballet’s profile has never been higher and, despite the pandemic setting back its international ambitions, the company is set to wow the city with its upcoming production of The Nutcracker.
Jesus’ burial in a northern Japanese village might be one of the country’s stranger tales but the land of eight million gods unsurprisingly has a complex relationship with religion.
Roast goose restaurant Yung Kee, a landmark of the Hong Kong dining scene for generations, recently reopened following a multimillion-dollar renovation.
Mariage Freres sells the finest tea from three dozen countries, including Chinese, Japanese, Indian and English teas, but might have vanished in the 1980s were it not for two young men.
Transformed today, the once verdant islands of Dom João, Montanha and Lapa, later Xiao Hengqin, Da Hengqin and Wanzai, had a tumultuous history of pirates and war.
Developers on the Indonesian holiday island are selling investors on a post-pandemic boom in long-term rental demand, but buyers shouldn’t expect to make a quick buck, experts say.
Hong Kong’s museum of visual culture has opened, after much delay and controversy, in a city much changed since its conception. Whether it can fulfil its global ambitions and satisfy Beijing remains to be seen.
Recently arrived Hong Kong migrants talk about getting to grips with life in the UK, what the future may hold and all they have left behind.
The Marriott International hotel group has pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. How will it go about reaching that goal and will it deliver genuine carbon reduction?
Chan, wife of the social media network’s founder, reveals the role of board games in a successful marriage, and talks about their weekly dates and giving away 99 per cent of their wealth.
Author Victoria Finlay traces the fascinating origins of China’s silk industry, from moth larvae to an ancient emperor’s new clothes, in this edited excerpt from her latest book.
Dr Jigmet Wangchuk knew that life would be tough when he transferred to a remote town in India’s Ladakh region, but little could he have guessed the reality.