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Biomolecules tell the story of ancient trade networks

July 16, 2021 6:16 pm

Asian foods such as soybean, banana and turmeric had reached the Mediterranean more than 3,000 years ago.

Covid-19 crisis makes electricity too costly for millions in Africa, Asia

June 07, 2021 2:55 pm

As the pandemic hit jobs and income, millions are struggling to pay for essential electricity services to power lighting, fans, televisions and mobile phones.

Asian women say shootings point to relentless, racist tropes

March 20, 2021 9:50 pm

Tuesday's rampage at three Atlanta-area massage businesses prompted Asian American women to share stories of being sexually harassed or demeaned.

Froth returns to China’s stock market, echoing the 2015 crisis

July 23, 2020 1:46 pm

It is both the hope and the uncertainty of the Chinese stock market that is driving erratic behavior as fresh highs bring concerns anew.

These Asian stocks have benefited the most from the coronavirus crisis

July 23, 2020 11:04 am

To be fair, the stock market has already embraced technology and pharmaceutical shares that underpin global economic transformation.

Asia’s hottest tech stock soars 713% with buy now, pay later platform

July 23, 2020 11:08 am

Afterpay allows consumers to pay for purchases in increments, which is popular among millennial shoppers who’ve eschewed credit cards.

Explained: What are the prospects for a second wave of COVID-19?

June 19, 2020 9:24 pm

Second wave of Covid-19: The concern is that, once quelled, the pandemic will resurface with renewed strength, causing a repeat of rising infections, swamped health systems and orders for lockdowns.

World’s latest billionaire emerges from costly Asia divorce

June 02, 2020 12:52 pm

Yuan Liping, the ex-wife of Du Weimin, the chairman of Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products Co. was transferred 161.3 million shares of the vaccine maker, catapulting her into the ranks of the world’s richest. Du’s net worth has now dropped to about $3.1 billion from $6.5 billion before the split, excluding his pledged shares.

Indian-American Congressman seeks refugee status for Afghan Sikhs, Hindus

April 30, 2020 11:36 am

Just last month, a terrorist organization linked to an ISIS-affiliate killed 25 Sikh worshippers in Kabul, including a four-year-old girl named Tanya Kaur, he said.

Rich Asian Families Tighten Belts, While Others Seek Bargains

April 28, 2020 11:55 am

As some uber-rich U.S. and European clans rush to buy assets at bargain prices, their Eastern peers are generally more cautious -- managing their holdings and hoarding cash in preparation for worse to come.

ASIA PHOTOS

Asia's 10 best beaches for 2018; see pics

February 25, 2018 10:11 pm

The travel website TripAdvisor is out with its annual awards for the top 10 beaches in Asia for the year 2018. So if you are already planning your summer vacation, then grab a notepad and start jotting down the names of these beautiful beaches. You might just find what you like.

ASIA VIDEOS

Delhi: Fire breaks out in Ansal towers

February 22, 2016 10:22 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): A fire broke out in Asia’s largest computer spare parts market, Nehru Place, in Delhi on Monday morning. Six fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse off the fire. No casualty has been reported so far. Police and fire tenders are conducting dousing off operation.