The world’s most exciting legal tech hubs

While America is widely regarded as the home of pioneering legal technology, innovative law firms, practitioners and startups are proliferating around the world

Time to halt worldwide spread of diabetes

Diabetes is a growing global problem with some regions struggling to diagnose and treat the disease, let alone prevent it with a co-ordinated international strategy

Goodbye Lhasa

Despite the public image it presents, the Chinese government is slowly but surely overwhelming Tibet’s spiritual culture with a policy of targeted infrastructure development, and by marketing Tibet as a ‘theme park’ destination for tourists, who are pouring in

Asia’s cold war washes up in UK

Asia's cold ear

The defection of a UK-based North Korean diplomat hints at instability in Pyongyang, as the Kim regime’s latest nuclear test ratchets up the pressure in an already tense region

Asia’s sin cities

gambling in asia

Beijing’s crackdowns on corruption and capital flight have forced the gambling junket business to seek out new, riskier frontiers

Digital insurance: the view from asia

Asia is an increasingly attractive insurance market poised to make a greater impact on the world stage with the adoption of a digital strategy

Hague ruling breaks China’s Nine Dash Line

Map of South China Sea

An international tribunal has ruled that China’s claims to huge areas of the South China Sea have no basis in law, deepening a diplomatic standoff in the region

Philippines struggles to kick the coal habit

A country on the frontline of climate change is unable to shake off its dependence on dirty energy