Life

  • Sweet Home Mississippi: an Indian-American journey

    Immigrant community survives, then thrives, in US hotel industry

  • Village reflects Thailand's social changes in last 50 years

    Northeastern hamlet a stark illustration of the effects of modernity on community values

  • Anime-topped beverages look too good to swig

    A Tokyo cafe's printing technology takes latte art to a whole new level

  • Nikkei Asia Prizes 2017

    Health and welfare innovators garner annual honors

    One way or another, 3 winners helped region weave better safety nets

  • Nikkei Asia Prizes 2017

    The man who turned IT expertise into IDs for a billion Indians

    Nandan Nilekani's biometric system puts the poor on the radar while cutting costs

  • Nikkei Asia Prizes 2017

    Persistence pays for Taiwan virologist who helped stop SARS

    Once ignored, Michael Ming-Chiao Lai's research saved countless lives

  • Nikkei Asia Prizes 2017

    Pakistan's Edhi Foundation looks forward to becoming dispensable

    For now, its 1,800 ambulances and other welfare services are crucial

  • Japan's latest makeup fad? A whole new face

    The quest for more chiseled features inspires new techniques and products to match

  • Hoverboards taking off in Indonesia

    Battery-driven, wheeled vehicle proves a hit with kids wanting to zoom around

  • Romance is just a tap away

    GPS, big data are making matchmaking apps more sophisticated

  • Famed Chinese scroll sets New York art world buzzing

    Book on rarely seen Wu Bin painting gives glimpse into scholarly culture

  • China's latest investment trend: Bottles of Japanese whisky

    Proud artisans filling a void in a country tied up by financial regulations

  • Study tours feeding Japan's hunger to learn

    Children, adults, seniors increasingly opting for purpose-driven trips

  • Conveyor-belt sushi rolls again in New York

    Restaurants aim to court new generation with a side order of fun

  • Bangkok's famous street food scene turns sour

    Government to sweep thousands of vendors from prime spots in push to 'clean up' city

  • Osaka studio offers multilingual lessons in Japanese cooking

    Instructors teach tourists how to make sushi and tempura in English and Chinese

  • Chinese, Americans, French venture farther distances in Japan

    JR East, NTT Data survey shows travel habits of visitors of tourists

  • Hong Kong's fresh retail chicken shops may make a comeback

    With fears of bird flu allayed, the government backtracks on live poultry

  • North Korea soccer profile rising despite sanctions

    Striker joins top Italian club as national youth teams win global success

  • Payatas scavengers squeeze a living from Manila's waste

    The Philippines 'second Smokey Mountain' looks grim, but is surprisingly vibrant