Asia Unhedged
Chinese sci-fi thriller to be streamed worldwide

Chinese sci-fi thriller to be streamed worldwide

Party’s propaganda cadres praise film’s promotion of China’s soft power after Netflix announcement

ByAsia Times staff

Yunnan ready to cash in on cannabis boom

Yunnan ready to cash in on cannabis boom

Consumption of the drug is illegal in China, but the country is well-placed to meet global demand

ByAsia Times staff

Taiwan to launch more multi-purpose satellites

Taiwan to launch more multi-purpose satellites

Formosat-7 satellites to be put into orbit atop SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy on a date yet to be decided

ByAsia Times staff

This scheme might be Trump’s answer to Huawei

This scheme might be Trump’s answer to Huawei

Conservative voices call for a ‘wireless moonshot’ ahead of the Mobile World Congress but skepticism abounds

ByChristopher Scott

Hollywood honors Taiwanese computer genius

Hollywood honors Taiwanese computer genius

Technology invented by Ma Wan-chun scans and digitizes stars’ faces for blockbuster films

ByAsia Times staff

Singapore launches next-gen submarine in Germany

Singapore launches next-gen submarine in Germany

New Invincible-class vessel will replace city-state’s antiquated subs for patrolling nearby waters

ByAsia Times staff

Choppy waters as carrier nears home stretch

Choppy waters as carrier nears home stretch

China’s new aircraft carrier is due to be commissioned in October, but doubts remain over its quality

ByAsia Times staff

India’s ailing state banks get another lifeline

India’s ailing state banks get another lifeline

Govt to inject $6.8 billion into 12 state-run banks to boost their accounts

ByAsia Times staff

The Russia probe may finally be over

The Russia probe may finally be over

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be delivered as soon as next week, report says

ByAsia Times staff

Shanghai’s deeply rewarding hotel experience

Shanghai’s deeply rewarding hotel experience

Despite very hefty room rates, guests are flocking to the luxurious complex built in an abandoned quarry

ByAsia Times staff

Saudi, India to step up anti-terror ‘pressure’

Saudi, India to step up anti-terror ‘pressure’

Visiting crown prince discusses security with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Kashmir attack

ByAsia Times staff

Twin-deck bullet trains to ease congestion

Twin-deck bullet trains to ease congestion

Busy trunk routes in eastern and southern provinces linking cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Ningbo and Guangzhou may get the first new trains

ByAsia Times staff

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