The apocryphal tale of a natural disaster creating the country’s First Dynasty is backed up by a recent archaeological excavation.
Is the infamously secretive state finally beginning to open up? An art exhibition at the London embassy of the Democratic People’s Republic would seem to suggest it might be.
In recent years the number of private schools catering to Chinese nationals has grown rapidly. A Chinese-owned chain offering a Canadian curriculum dominates, with more than 30 schools across the country.
Jemima Khan writes from Jordan on the Syrian refugee crisis.
Occupy Central with Love and Peace, the student-led pro-democracy demonstration, has turned the city’s traffic-filled roads into an ocean of goodwill.
The people of Hong Kong are making their voices heard as never before.
Mars has become the destination of choice for ambitious space agencies and nations. Now India is among that group.
Independent filmmaker Paul Roy recounts his experiences in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
The “We’ve been lied to” argument goes only so far. Scepticism may be evidence of a healthy and independent mindset; but conspiracism is a virus that feeds off insecurity and bitterness.
The Taj Mahal Palace, which looks like the bastard child of Sandringham and St Pancras Station, is India’s biggest and most epically decadent hotel.
Chinese pressure on the city's government is pushing the situation into dangerous territory.
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