Adam Jourdan
Japan Times
Jul 24, 2018
China's caffeine war: Fast-growing Luckin brews up a threat to Starbucks
Qian Zhiya may be Starbucks' worst nightmare.
Jul 18, 2018
China's version of 'Saturday Night Live' pulled amid crackdown on content
China's version of U.S. satire show "Saturday Night Live" has temporarily been pulled from a domestic video site amid a crackdown on content ranging from online blogs to livestreams.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Jun 24, 2018
In cartoon arms race against Japan, Chinese tech giants splash out
Growing up in the Chinese port city of Dalian in the 1990s, Zhang Hongchang spent hours immersed in Japanese cartoons like "Dragon Ball" and "Naruto."
Japan Times
Sep 29, 2017
Chinese automakers have until 2019 to meet new green-car sales targets
China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales targets for electric plug-in and hybrid vehicles, slightly relaxing an earlier plan to launch the rules from next year that had left global automakers worried about being able to comply.
Japan Times
Sep 14, 2017
One year after China's THAAD warning, South Korean business suffer
On a faded notice pasted to the padlocked doors of the Lotte Mart superstore in Jiaxing, China, a date can still be read: March 6, 2017 — when the store was ordered to "temporarily" close over alleged fire safety issues.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Jan 7, 2017
China's cancer patients gamble on gray market
When her father's lung cancer worsened, Yin Min, a 51-year-old financial broker from Shanghai, faced a choice: pay nearly $3,000 a month for an approved drug or pay a fraction of the price for a generic drug not approved for use in China.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'