The apocryphal tale of a natural disaster creating the country’s First Dynasty is backed up by a recent archaeological excavation.
Early results in the country's first free election suggest a landslide win for Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy.
We never saw a noodle – it was all foie gras lollipops. One man announced he wouldn’t be at dinner as he was “popping over to Kowloon for a bit of prostitution”.
Man-made forest fires have already tripled Indonesia's carbon emissions this year, but there's not much the government can do about it.
Dr Mitu Khurana has taken her husband to court for allegedly testing their twin girls' gender before she gave birth, then trying to make her abort them.
For all the hype, the Chinese president Xi Jinping’s visit was merely the latest in a series of attempts to get the Chinese to see the British in a different light.
The ancient network across central Asia shaped trade and culture for centuries. Now, as its economy slows, China is building a new bridge from east to west.
In future years, we will speak of Sinophiles and Sinophobes as we do now of Europhiles and Europhobes.
David Cameron has given up on talking to China about anything except trade. Here's how Jeremy Corbyn can plot a better course.
Shabana Mahmood, Labour MP for Birmingham Ladywood, reflects on her recent visit to refugee camps in Greece.
There is something unsettling about the western media’s fascination with North Korea, as these two books reveal.
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