Casinos! Amusement parks! Alfresco dining! The stuffy old port is restyling itself as a destination city and playground for the wealthy. But if they build it, will the tourists (and foreign talent) come?
Key projects that are redefining a city's identity
With statues being dismantled and memorials renamed, a late dictator's legacy comes under siege. Chiang who?
Born amid the political chaos of the Middle East, a terror group's actions may spread instability
India is a nation full of enormous potential, but it needs to fix some crucial problems
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The red carpet might outshine the silver screen these days, but the festival still delivers superb films
As China stocks climb, so do fears that a crash could tank the economy
The Glitter of Old Gaza (On Show)
Inspiration lies in Palestine's antiquities
Macau's Class Act (Check In)
The Institute for Tourism Studies' hotel and restaurant are two of the booming enclave's best-kept secrets
Sight Inspection (Style Watch)
A new museum in Tokyo reminds us that design isn't just logos and handbags
Street Smarts (Diversions)
Chiang Mai's Nimmanhaemin Road is a magnet for those in search of top Thai style