• Asia's Standouts

    The Go champ taking on AI

    19-year-old Ke Jie aims to take back the crown from Google's AlphaGo

  • Asia's Standouts

    Kelvin Teo erases borders with an online lending platform

    Malaysian-born entrepreneur targets regionwide peer-to-peer financing

  • Asia's Standouts

    Transgender IT whiz pushes for more inclusive Taiwanese politics

    Cabinet member Audrey Tang aims to use technology to improve policy

  • Asia's Standouts

    A Pakistani director tackles taboos

    Academy Award-winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy uses her camera to shine a light

  • Asia's Standouts

    From rapper to Myanmar lawmaker

    Once jailed for his anti-junta music, Zayar Thaw is now changing politics from within

  • Asia's Standouts

    Indonesia's high-speed hero

    F1 driver Rio Haryanto unites a diverse nation

  • Don't fear Bangkok's large reptiles

    Lumpini Park's inhabitants don't seem to mind all the exercise buffs

  • 10 digits solve Dubai's address confusion

    Makani numbers help residents find their way in fast-growing city

  • Insufficient size for cost lament Hong Kong Disneyland visitors

    Attendance down with higher entry fee than larger counterparts elsewhere

  • What's a big airport to do to maintain its hub status?

    Incheon's answer was to open South Korea's first capsule hotel

  • Reinventing Thaipusam

    Hindu festival's new gilded chariot divides Malaysian Tamil community

  • Authentic sumo hot pot that nurtures mightiest champion lands in Hong Kong

    Japanese government snatches yokozuna's moment for its own sake

  • It will be many tomorrows before Myanmar can listen to yesterday

    Repairing last year's wind damage at the Kakku Pagodas a costly affair

  • Saving the historic Excelsior tops the bill in Yangon

    Coming attraction: the star of Myanmar's 'Cinema Row' shines again

  • The truth behind India's new barter economy

    Local media reports grossly exaggerate extent of in-kind payments resulting from bank note ban

  • Thai soccer targets Asia-wide goals

    ASEAN's strongest national team looks to World Cup as league clubs thrive

  • Home-roasted coffee shop attracts following in Mumbai

    Indians show growing preference for coffee over tea

  • Interview

    Anime tie-ins can draw Chinese visitors: Baidu Japan chief

    Searches show big-spending trend giving way to art, cultural experiences

  • And Hideo Kojima said, Go forth and play

    Gaming 'god' behind 'Metal Gear' series has a vision for us Homo sapiens

  • Digitization takes over Chinese red packet tradition

    Many give up small gifts of money for digital cash during Chinese New Year