Where will White Lotus be filmed next — Maldives, Japan or Thailand

When the HBO black comedy “The White Lotus” premiered in the summer of 2021, it took…

Luxury stocks rally as China reopens, but consumers may shop ‘in-house’

A salesperson showing the limited edition launched by Emporio Armani to welcome the Year of the…

Here’s where mainland Chinese traveled overseas for the Lunar New Year

BEIJING — Travelers from mainland China stuck close to home in Asia during the Lunar New…

China should set aside political issues on vaccine imports, CEO says

China needs to move past political considerations and look at importing Covid-19 jabs to end the…

China’s reopening overwhelmingly positive to tackle inflation

OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann on Monday said China’s reopening is “overwhelmingly positive” in the global fight…

Millennial couples go with smaller gatherings

Wedding ceremonies are held differently even within India with some couples choosing big religious ceremonies, while…

South Koreans are the world’s biggest spenders on luxury goods

Handbags displayed in a Chanel SA store window at the Avenuel department store, operated by Lotte…

Why Singapore isn’t singling China out

Singapore’s Minister for Health Ong Ye Kung told Parliament Monday that the government is not imposing…

China’s reopening set to boost Hong Kong’s property market

In light of China’s reopening and easing of Covid rules, Hong Kong’s property market will be…

Global economy going into recession, 2023 growth to slow

The World Bank slashed its global growth forecasts from projections it made in mid-2022 on the…

Chinese are angry at South Korea and Japan

Travel restrictions launched in the wake of China’s border reopening may be affecting where people there…

China’s reopening could boost Australia’s economy by 1%, JPMorgan says

According to JPMorgan, a full recovery in Australia’s tourism will add 0.5 percentage points to its…

India is starting to love electric vehicles with two wheels

Electric vehicle charging stations from Tata Power can be found on 350 of the 600 highways…

Saudi Arabia’s new love for soccer could cause ripple effects

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo poses for a photo with the jersey after signing with Saudi…

Five Chinese startups that survived a tough year of Covid lockdowns

A Kennon Robotics robot delivers food at a Haidilao hotpot restaurant in Shanghai on April 7,…

U.S., global health officials worry about China transparency on virus spread

U.S. and global health leaders say Beijing is not sharing enough information about the spread of…

Singapore to raise goods and services tax in January

Singapore’s goods and services tax will be raised to 8% in January 2023. Ore Huiying |…

Here are the countries Chinese tourists want to visit the most

Travelers check in at Shanghai’s Hongqiao International Airport in on Dec. 12, 2022, after China relaxed…

Facing climate change, Asia farmers turn to risky microfinance loans

The “microfinance” industry — long touted as a way to help poor, rural communities in developing…

Founders of billion-dollar company from India share tips for success

Harsh Jain says it’s an “open secret” that he doesn’t use his own fantasy sports app…

This Indian sports tech startup lost millions — then made it big

Losing millions of dollars when they were 24 years old was a defining moment for entrepreneurs…

China’s economy looks different than it was going into the pandemic

The central China city of Taiyuan saw its GDP grow by 10.9% year-on-year in the first…

Investments could flow back into China as companies avoid U.S. delisting

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba was one of the 100 over companies that had faced the risk…

Recession fears could trigger a ‘lipstick’ effect on deal activity next year

In one of the biggest media mergers in history, AOL acquired Time Warner for $182 billion…

Inflation peaked but will remain above pre-Covid levels: Mastercard

Inflation has already peaked, but it will remain above pre-Covid levels in 2023, said David Mann,…

Tesla Mega packs, giant hydrogen tank: Panasonic’s new climate factory

As a bullet train speeds by in the background, a liquid hydrogen tank towers over solar…

SpaceX launches Japanese ispace lunar lander first mission

A long exposure photo shows the path of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket as it launched the…

Rich Chinese keep spending while others cut back: McKinsey survey

Pictured here is a science-fiction themed installation at the Maison Hermes in Shanghai, China, on Nov.…

China’s Covid lockdowns are having a lessening impact on its economy

Pictured here are locals on a subway in Zhengzhou city, Henan province, on Dec. 5, 2022,…

SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man on K-pop future, running business

It’s been more than 3 decades since Soo-man Lee founded SM Entertainment, one of South Korea’s…