A damaged fire truck at the site of the massive explosions in Tianjin, the world’s 10th largest port. Photograph:  Stringer/AFP/Getty Images

The emergency may have eased at the port of Tianjin in northeastern China, but economic activity there has yet to get back to normal days after the de(...)

Caged rabbits, placed by the authorities as a test of the living conditions near the site of last week’s blasts in Tianjin. Photograph: Reuters/Stringer

More than a week after two massive explosions at a chemical warehouse tore into the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin, officials are still trying (...)

Bomb-damaged Brahma statue at the Erawan shrine in central Bangkok. Photograph: Jerome Taylor/AFP/Getty Images

Thai officials say this week’s Bangkok shrine bombing was likely planned by at least 10 people, including some foreigners, but is not believed to have(...)

A policeman  works  in heavy smog in Harbin,  northeast China. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

It’s rare to get good news coming out of China on the environmental front, but research by academics at Harvard shows Chinese carbon emissions between(...)

An image released by the Royal Thai Police  shows a sketch of the main suspect in Monday’s deadly blast. Reuters/Royal Thai Police

Thai police have issued an identikit sketch of a man described as a foreigner in connection with the Erawan shrine bombing in Bangkok that killed 20(...)

Thai police at work after a second bomb was thrown at Sathorn pier in the city yesterday. No one was hurt. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

After Monday’s bombing at the Erawan shrine at the Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok’s heart, Thais are asking themselves if it was a result of(...)

An image released by Thai police shows a man wearing a yellow T-shirt near the Erawan Shrine before the  explosion occurred on Monday in Bangkok. Photograph: Royal Thai Police via AP 0:51

The focus of the investigation into Monday’s bombing of Bangkok’s Erawan shrine, which killed 22 people and injured 123, has turned to video footage (...)

A woman in central Bangkok offers a prayer for the victims after the bombing on Monday. Photograph: Ritchie B Tongo/EPA

Irish expatriates in Thailand are worried about what happens next after the deadly bombing that killed 22 people and injured 123 in downtown Bangko(...)

In April, about $5 million (€4.5 million) was removed from a Ryanair account by electronic transfer via a Chinese bank. The Criminal Assets Bureau in Dublin was asked to assist in its recovery via counterpart agencies in Asia, and the authorities were able to track down the funds, which were reportedly returned. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Perhaps it’s the slowing economy, but there has been a rash of reports of high-profile bank scams taking place in China recently. While oversight is i(...)

Vehicles burnt in Tianjin’s warehouse explosion on August 14th. Photograph: ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images

One of the most powerful images from last week’s devastating explosion in Tianjin was the charred remains of rows and rows of cars lined up in logisti(...)