What Indians get up to with their hands
How a German-born businessman turned to China and a controversial gene treatment to tackle his cance
Bodyshop founder Anita Roddick, who has died aged 64, wrote a number of articles for the NS. Earlier
The threat the political climate in Bangladesh created to the free press
When Tahmima Anam went home to Dhaka to cast her vote in the now-postponed election, she found a nat
A change of rules means foreign journalists can now travel in China without seeking permission
Carl Wilkinson made a journey to meet the Karen tribes of Burma - and found them in Thailand
Can a condom bar raise awareness about HIV in India?
Taken from the New Statesman archive, 16 July 1938
Aiqin Lin was an illegal immigrant. Now she is the star of a powerful new film
China is too busy making money to start wars
The descendants of Arab traders who brought Islam to China are re-establishing traditions
...and for 2007 we make our own nomination... <strong>Pan Yue</strong>
China holds its first human rights exhibition but the public may not enter
China can't get enough of our Premiership, writes Hunter Davies, a hit there himself
The four men in the lorry cab drove us before them on the narrow causeway like a flock of sheep. We
A report on the fastest growing car market in the world
The Taliban and the insurgency are not Afghanistan's worst problems. The country is now ruled by a n
New Statesman political editor Martin Bright highlights violence that has claimed dozens of lives in
The strange story of the last remaining Jewish men to live in Kabul
Why go to the theatre during a nuclear crisis? Mark Brown found out at a South Korean festival
The Philippines is a Catholic country but it is bound by superstitious beliefs
African leaders left Beijing smiling like crocodiles, as workmen started to pull down the posters of giraffes, elephants and flamingoes that had replaced advertising hoardings all over the Chinese capital. Never before have they been fêted as they were at the China-Africa summit last week.
<strong>In the Line of Fire: a memoir</strong>
Pervez Musharraf <em>Simon & Schuster, 352pp, £18.
Idyllic antiquity provides a spectacular backdrop to modernising China, finds Kenneth O Morgan
The other Sunday, I watched the Beijing police beating a group of pensioners. Some retired professors were trying to protest about electricity transformers for the new Olympic Park being sited just outside their block of flats, but the authorities here cannot tolerate even geriatric dissent.
<strong>The Last Mughal: the fall of a dynasty (Delhi, 1857)</strong>
William Dalrymple <em>Blooms
You Must Like Cricket? Memoirs of an Indian cricket fan
Soumya Bhattacharya <em>Yellow Jersey Pres