Life

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

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

  • Giving a voice to America's 'ignored' Asian immigrants

    Acclaimed author of 'Pachinko' tracks a Korean family over generations and continents

  • Social media presents dilemmas and opportunities in Asian tourism boom

    Online booking platforms pose long-term threat to traditional hotel sector

  • Everest deaths pile pressure on Nepal

    Impoverished country accused of not doing enough to assist climber safety

  • Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

    Island set to become first in Asia to allow gay couples to marry

  • Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

  • EY: Asian millennials more likely to bend corporate rules

    Survey shows Gen-Y more inclined to justify unethical behaviors for business

  • Osaka's 'day laborer town' in flux as foreign visitor numbers swell

    Cheap flophouses making way for luxury hotels, tourist facilities in city's Airin district

  • Development plans for Chao Phraya river threatens to drain Bangkok's soul

    Rushed scheme to narrow river with promenade provokes public ire

  • Japan's milk crisis destined to linger

    Dairy farms in Hokkaido try to shrug off past problems, but face new challenges

  • Japan's green tea makers want to refresh the world's palate

    Historic growing region in Kyoto blends old and new to steep the right brew

  • Vietnamese city kids taking playtime inside

    Urban playgrounds fell prey to development; indoor fun zones sprang up

  • Love truly blind for Tokyo singles

    Matchmaking events helping people look beyond appearance

  • Better living for Myanmar's gray giants

    Nationwide logging ban drives push for elephant ecotourism

  • Buddhist priests and nuns are going pop in Japan

    Temple concerts and saintly get-ups are helping win new fans among the young

  • Last-day sightseeing gets less bothersome in Japan

    Transporters offer new baggage delivery service to Narita Airport

  • Making China's 'white liquor' palatable for Americans

    ByeJoe finds surprising welcome in Asian homeland

  • Malaysian footballers dread playing in North Korea

    Sabotage worries ahead of Asian Cup qualifying round

  • Kazakhstan seeks to accelerate switch to Western alphabet

    Long-serving president seeks escape from Russia's shadow

  • Sweet Home Mississippi: an Indian-American journey

    Immigrant community survives, then thrives, in US hotel industry