China

Chinese activist pens love letter to Chow Hang-tung in prison

Ye Du vows to fight for the couple's freedom until his dying day, in a letter marking China's Valentine's Day.

Pacific

Tuvalu’s new prime minister, a Taiwan ally, is elected unopposed

Tuvalu, northeast of Fiji, is one of only 12 nations that recognize Taiwan instead of Beijing.

Commentaries

Vacation is over for Cambodian strongman Hun Sen

What does the Cambodian Senate presidency mean to a ruler who is already all powerful?

Global

China’s diplomatic reach dominated global index

Beijing is closely followed by Washington in terms of its global diplomatic network.

Tibet

Exclusive: Police interrogate and beat Tibetans arrested in dam protest

Some detainees were beaten so badly they required medical attention, sources say.

China

Hong Kong’s bad debt on the rise in bleak economy

Bankruptcies to peak in 2024 as firms and people struggle to repay loans in a high rate regime, says analyst.

Tibet

Exclusive: Police interrogate and beat Tibetans arrested in dam protest

Some detainees were beaten so badly they required medical attention, sources say.

Myanmar’s bean farmers struggle with high production costs