Latest stories about East Asia
4 March 2014
From sweet pancakes, to wriggling baby octopus eaten alive, Korean street food has attracted foodies worldwide.
3 March 2014
K-pop is a success story of music exports and glamour, but a long history of censorship and regulation still affects music markets in South Korea.
At a press conference in Beijing, a government spokesperson offered the first official hint that the fate of Zhou Yongkang would not be kept under wraps from the public.
2 March 2014
Many people around the world were left shocked after more than 10 people armed with knives hacked and stabbed passengers and passers-by at a railway station in Kunming.
China’s officials have blamed militants from the western region of Xinjiang for the killings at a railway station in China’s Southwestern Kunming city.
1 March 2014
It may come as a surprise, but Japan has eight endangered languages. We interviewed Fija Byron, who is fighting to protect the language of Okinawan.
28 February 2014
It has been called South Korea's “greatest export.” PSY's K-pop song Gangnam style is the most watched video on YouTube. But behind the glamorous facades and big paychecks, it's not...
24 February 2014
There is no winter in their respective countries but it did not prevent two athletes from the Philippines and East Timor from joining the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
23 February 2014
Myanmar’s nationwide census next month threatens to inflame more ethnic and religious conflicts after 'divisive' questions on ethnicity and religion were included in the questionnaire.
China is the fastest growing consumption market in the world and online to offline commerce has become a fierce battlefield.