Asia

US-China trade war: Trump gives one last twist

The US says it will impose tariffs on twist ties, used to seal bread bags and tie up cables. Source…

Thailand's 'largest ketamine bust' turns out to be cleaning agent

The justice minister says it was a “misunderstanding’ because of a ‘technical error’ in field testing. Source link

How to 'disappear' on Happiness Avenue in Beijing

A group of volunteers trying to avoid surveillance cameras took more than two hours to walk 1km. Source link

Why Bhutan's Sakteng wildlife sanctuary is disputed by China

Tiny Bhutan is feeling the squeeze as its giant neighbours China and India vie for territory. Source link

Thailand revives law banning criticism of king in bid to curb protests

Thailand protesters drench police headquarters with paint Source link

Stephen Ellison: Diplomat who saved drowning woman given banner

The banner, a Chinese gift of gratitude, reads “righteous and courageous, saving people from water”. Source link

Michelle Yeoh: ‘Finally we have our own superhero, Shang-Chi’

Michelle Yeoh is dominating Hollywood right now – as well as starring in the hit Crazy Rich Asians, she is…

Covid-19: World’s top latex glove maker shuts factories

Malaysia in rubber glove storm Source link

The Indian bride who wore a pantsuit to her wedding

In a country where marriages are steeped in tradition, Sanjana Rishi’s wedding outfit drew criticism. Source link

Afghanistan, home to the heroin trade, moves into meth

This year, hundreds of kilograms of the drug, worth tens of millions of dollars and suspected to originate from Afghanistan,…

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