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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon asks world leaders to work together to catalyse climate action, The Straits Times reports. South Korean President Park Geun-hye calls for global action to combat the climate crisis, pledging to contribute up to US$100 million to the Green Climate Fund aimed at raising funds to curb atmospheric warming, a report in The Korea Herald states. Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah says the issue of who should be held accountable over the tainted oil scandal will be taken care of next week, according to The China Post. Philippine President Aquino encourages critics to file charges against his allies if they believed these officials had strayed from his reformist programmes, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reports. Information technology has overtaken real estate as the cradle of the next generation of Chinese billionaires, China Daily quotes the 2014 Hurun China Rich List released on Tuesday.

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Sharapova adds oomph to Manila Mavericks

Boost to team of Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Kirsten Flipkens, Filipino Treat Huey and former world beaters Daniel Nestor and Carlos Moya

Chuseok’s diverse culinary traditions

Korean families gather together to make traditional Korean dishes for Chuseok

Serenity in the snow

Eight luxury townhouses add to the range of luxury accommodation for the winter sports enthusiast in Hokkaido's Niseko Village

Beijing Culture Free Port poised for art market

Beijing Culture Free Port poised for art market
Beijing's duty-free port aims to turn China into one of the world's largest art markets.

India adds special spice to Chinese investor's bottom line

India adds special spice to Chinese investor's bottom line
Exporter finds the right climate for business in Hyderabad.

Rare seahorses spotted for first time in the Philippines

Rare seahorses spotted for first time in the Philippines
Divers have captured on camera two rare species of seahorse

Chinese-Korean film fest to focus on youth

Chinese-Korean film fest to focus on youth
A micro-movie exhibition focusing on youth co-launched by China and South Korea will screen next month.

K-pop group member blasts CEO's alleged exploitation, revokes overnight

K-pop group member blasts CEO's alleged exploitation, revokes overnight
In recent years, the abuse controversy involving K-pop stars and their agencies has gained public attention

Amid K-Pop invasion, J-Pop still shines in Jakarta

Amid K-Pop invasion, J-Pop still shines in Jakarta
J-Pop (Japanese pop culture) has established a loyal following that not even the recent invasion of K-Pop (Korean pop culture) can rival.




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