China&India

He tweeted about Chinese government corruption. Twitter suspended his account.

He tweeted about Chinese government...

April 27

NEW YORK — Twitter on Wednesday (April 26) briefly suspended the account of a Chinese-born billionaire who was using the social media service to publicise allegations of...

Chinese restaurant staff jailed for cooking with ‘gutter oil’

Chinese restaurant staff jailed for...

April 27

HONG KONG — Owners and staff members at three restaurants in eastern China have been jailed for using waste cooking oil to make hotpot, according to a news website.

China towers over Asian navies with new carrier launch

China towers over Asian navies with...

April 27

BEIJING — China has launched its first indigenously built aircraft carrier, in a demonstration of the growing sophistication of its defence industries and Beijing’s intention to...

Never too broke for marriage ... Chinese couple’s bike-sharing wedding transport costs around S$10

Never too broke for marriage ......

April 26

HONG KONG — A bride in northern China was escorted to her wedding on an unusual form of transportation – a fleet of 50 cycles from a shared bike scheme.

Islamic romance novels set hearts aflutter in Bangladesh

Islamic romance novels set hearts...

April 26

DHAKA — Kasem bin Abubakar was told nobody would buy his chaste romance novels about devout young Muslims finding love within the strict moral confines of Bangladeshi society.