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  • Swarming visitors are a boon and a bane for an Asian Shangri-La

    Bhutan's astute tourism policies are tested as the world discovers paradise

  • Mekong subregion shapes up for tourism influx

    Infrastructure and services demand seen rising sharply

  • Japan turns empty homes into accommodations for tourists

    Six startups in Osaka open Sekai Hotel in effort to reinvigorate local community

  • David Cockayne

    China's soccer goals will require steady development focus

    Administrators, club owners must look toward long-term sustainability

  • Obesity reaching 'epidemic levels' in Asia

    Health care threat costing $166 billion annually: ADBI report

  • Food park challenges Kuala Lumpur hawker centers

    Founders say trucks selling innovative dishes are the future

  • Send my ashes to the stars

    Cosmic burial becoming viable option in Japan's aging society

  • 'Donki' to bring ceiling to floor mega discounts to Asia

    Popular Japan chain to open store in Singapore, eyes regional expansion

  • Turkey's domestic strife punishing tourism sector

    As terror, instability spook foreign visitors, industry squabbles add to woes

  • Comeback kids: Japan's 2017 hits so far, ranked sumo-style

    Triumphant underdogs, changeovers capture hearts of Japanese consumers

  • Japan reaches out to devout travelers with religious accommodations

    Prayer rooms and halal food are part of a drive to attract 40 million foreign visitors by 2020

  • Chinese rival to Airbnb banks on comfort

    Zizaike only charges hosts, provides receipts for business travelers

  • Nikkei Asia Prizes 2017

    Indian entrepreneur, Taiwanese virologist, Pakistani foundation honored

    Asia's health and welfare innovators awarded for weaving better safety net in the region

  • Indy 500 champ never takes the back seat

    Guts, experience made Takuma Sato the race's first Japanese winner

  • Way to Southeast Asian shoppers' hearts? Through their feeds

    Advertisers team with social media stars in hopes of reaching their large followings

  • Energy-drink ad exposes uncomfortable truth in Thai society

    Commercial goes viral fueled by scandal involving business rival

  • Hate folding clothes? There's a robot for that

    Japan startup to unleash 'new relationship between clothing, robots and people'

  • New recipe for Cambodia's restaurants

    Local cuisine, suppressed by decades of turmoil, is on the verge of an upgrade

  • Coffee pods vie to tempt Southeast Asia's drinkers

    Region's rising middle classes developing strong taste for caffeine fix

  • Rise and shine: Japanese fishermen offer wake-up calls

    Facing falling numbers, men of the sea turn to new service to raise awareness