Singapore monetary policy can sound a little back-to-front. While for most countries tighter policy equates to higher borrowing costs, it’s not necessarily the case for the Asian city-state, where interest rates can rise when the central bank is loosening policy. That’s because the Monetary...

Read more in Washington Post

A police legend falls: Oakland Chinatown gang expert admits taking bribes

Harry Hu was a celebrated member of Oakland police's Oakland Chinatown gang unit, and was a well-respected expert on Asian gangs. He's now facing federal prison and bribery charges.

Read more in The Mercury News

Pan-Asian dance concert celebrates family, women, and motherhood

White Eagle Hall's Moon Festival will feature multicultural, interactive dance performances for families who attend. The dance concert will celebrate diversity, family, women, and motherhood. Ritualistic dances and trance-inducing rhythms will invoke the power of the moon as the Jersey City...


The new government led by Mahathir Mohamad is pushing forward on its promise to abolish the death penalty, a move at odds with other Asian countries.

Read more in The Wall Street Journal

AFC approves fourth substitute rule for 2019 Asian Cup

Josh Risdon is looking forward to the new Socceroos regime and getting used to Graham Arnold's style. Teams will be allowed to make a fourth substitution if their matches go into extra-time during next year's Asian Cup finals, the Asian Football Confederation said on Friday....

Read more in ESPN