The gold price hovered near a three-week high as investors weighed up Asian demand against overall slowing investment.
Historian Faisal Devji unearths some unusual and unlikely links in South Asia’s fraught history.
A million more people joined the ranks of the global super-rich last year, almost a third of them in Asia.
Disturbing video footage of a so-called 'legal' rhino trophy hunt, carried out at the behest of an international wildlife trafficking syndicate.
Pet owners in Asia are snapping up 'pocket' primates provided by traders in South Africa. Fiona Macleod reports
Japan might have won the right to host the 2019 rugby World Cup by bidding "for Asia", but whether the rest of the region benefits remains to be seen.
I'm perched on the end of a longtail boat, cocktail in hand, head to the wind.
Asian stocks slumped 7% on Thursday as more evidence that the US economy is shrinking made investors brace for a potentially deep recession.
Asia faces a 150% increase in HIV/Aids infections over the next five years unless more is done, a report warns.