‘Make My Day’
When it comes to getting the best out of the Asian art world, Clint Eastwood’s Harry Callahan said it right.
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?
Chinese-American author Amy Chua’s book has shaken up the image of Asian moms—for good or for bad?
Indoor Art Watching
Asia’s most expensive high-end artwork is no longer limited to the eyes of the elite.
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
In Bangkok, one of Thailand’s top art universities is one of the best places to find home-grown talent.
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?
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
South Korean writer Kyung-Sook Shin’s novel is a runaway hit in the US. A new dimension of the Korean Wave?
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.
Medan's Architectural Allure
Though not one of Indonesia’s top travel destinations, a unique urban landscape makes Medan worth visiting.
Karaoke, Ancient Harmony?
A popular modern pastime in countries like China and Japan, karaoke’s roots may actually lie in ancient philosophy.