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Culture of the heart: from China to the West

A great-grandfather’s autobiographical account reveals a window into the past and present, writes Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: China Culture

A good day for the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reports on the historic ruling against China’s claim over disputed territory.

Filed in: China Philippines

The Mekong River is not for sale!

The landscape, and the local peoples’ livelihood, have irrevocably changed, Gary Wockner reports in this photo essay.

Filed in: China Laos Thailand Vietnam

Mongolia’s dzud disaster

Plunging temperatures test the survival skills of the country’s nomadic herders, as this photo essay by Madoka Ikegami shows.

Filed in: Mongolia

China’s economic woes risk trickling down to civil society

The country’s recent clampdown suggests deep concern over future levels of unemployment, writes Jessica Toale.

Filed in: China Economics United Kingdom

Forest bathing

Escaping the pressures of modern life in Japan. By Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons.

Filed in: Environment Forests Health Japan

Introducing... Freddy Lim

Who would have imagined that a tattooed heavy-metal musician would break the stale stand-off in Taiwanese politics? Richard Swift asks.

Filed in: Taiwan

China’s oppression of Tibetans has dramatically increased

The country fears that if they don’t completely crush any form of protest they will lose control. Emily Korstanje reports.

Filed in: China Tibet

China’s influence in Nepal endangers Tibetan refugees

The country’s impact on Nepalese politics makes life for Tibetans there extremely difficult, reports Emily Korstanje.

Filed in: China Nepal Refugees Tibet

Freer than the wind – the art of Ai Weiwei

Hannah Garrard visits the Chinese dissident artist’s exhibition at London’s Royal Academy.

Filed in: Art China

Country profile: North Korea

Aidan Foster-Carter looks beyond the clichés of the secretive state.

Filed in: Korea, North Politics Society

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