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Why the invasion of ‘socially conscious’ NBA coaches and stars in China may not be cause for worry

Hopes fade for a malaria-free world as UN eradication efforts stall

AIA’s first-half new insurance sales rise 20 per cent, as more Chinese customers seek to hedge their risks amid turbulent times

Himself abandoned at birth and adopted by an American couple, filmmaker Glenn Morey’s short film Side by Side tells the stories of 100 South Korean orphans

E-commerce player allows users to tailor-make clothes, pushing boundaries of mass customisation

For many farmers in Indonesia, trash-sorting is more profitable than farming

Chinese murder suspect ‘caught by AI software that spotted dead person’s face was being scanned’

Governor urged Texans to ‘take matters into own hands’ on immigrants, day before El Paso massacre


Bust a move – with your school principal. 🕺

Many people peddle souvenirs to tourists for a living. Not many can do it in 12 languages.

Everyone needs a shoulder to cry on sometimes. 😢

A Thai tourist and her friend were unknowingly targeted by a female pickpocket gang in London. She caught it all on camera.

This father creates incredible toys for his child using just cardboard and other low-cost materials.

"Each time I was electrocuted my whole body would shake violently ... I begged them to kill me": An Uygur woman describes torture in a detention camp in #China 

K-pop boy band #EXO  inspires terminally ill fan to publish novels @weareoneEXO 

K-pop star Lay: Exo’s only Chinese star and a talented actor

"It proves that I'm fighting on": This is the courageous journey of a South Korean beauty star who was diagnosed with lymphoma

Brace yourself for K-pop group BTS’ date on @TheEllenShow  ... again