New Emissary

‘Make My Day’
May 12, 2011

‘Make My Day’

When it comes to getting the best out of the Asian art world, Clint Eastwood’s Harry Callahan said it right.

May 11, 2011

Thai Wine Weekends

Wine lovers might not immediately think of Thailand as the place for a glass of red. One winery is trying to change that.

Tiger Mothers To Be Celebrated?
May 06, 2011

Tiger Mothers To Be Celebrated?

Chinese-American author Amy Chua’s book has shaken up the image of Asian moms—for good or for bad?

May 05, 2011

Indoor Art Watching

Asia’s most expensive high-end artwork is no longer limited to the eyes of the elite.

May 02, 2011

Zhu Wei, on Art & China

What are the consequences of art in China taking a backseat to economic progress and Western influence?

Thai Art in Bangkok
April 28, 2011

Thai Art in Bangkok

In Bangkok, one of Thailand’s top art universities is one of the best places to find home-grown talent.

Not Lost in Translation
April 27, 2011

Not Lost in Translation

Kyung-Sook Shin’s latest novel has hit it big in the US. So why has ‘Please Look After Mom’ been so successful?

April 25, 2011

Japan’s Robot Love Hurts

Why wasn’t robot-loving Japan able to dispatch any useful specimens in the crucial weeks following the earthquake?

Please Look After Mom
April 22, 2011

Please Look After Mom

South Korean writer Kyung-Sook Shin’s novel is a runaway hit in the US. A new dimension of the Korean Wave?

April 21, 2011

Modern Art & Culture in Bangkok

Thailand’s capital offers many convenient spots for visitors wanting to get a feel for its vibrant arts and culture scene.

April 20, 2011

Medan's Architectural Allure

Though not one of Indonesia’s top travel destinations, a unique urban landscape makes Medan worth visiting.

Karaoke, Ancient Harmony?
April 19, 2011

Karaoke, Ancient Harmony?

A popular modern pastime in countries like China and Japan, karaoke’s roots may actually lie in ancient philosophy.

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