TALLINN, Estonia — An interview with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on her country’s security in a changing region.
MELBOURNE, Australia – A new way of approaching apartment block design in Melbourne
HOBART, Australia — Touring Tasmania to visit the island’s up-and-coming gin distilleries and meet the young entrepreneurs behind them.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand — An inside look at Maori Television and how it’s helping revitalize a threatened language.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Melbourne has long topped the world’s most livable city rankings. A look at its grittier side.
DONGGUAN, China — What happens when urban planning goes all wrong? The answer is Dongguan, a metropolis hastily erected on the back of a 1980s economic boom.
CHONGQING, China — Monocle meets the new diplomats setting up consulates to boost investment in western China’s newest boomtown.
NANJING, HANGZHOU and SHANGHAI, China — Independent bookstores are sprouting up across China. Here’s how three have become successful.
NANJING, China — Why Suning, a little-known Chinese appliance maker, has purchased a stake in one of Italy’s most famous football clubs.
SHANGHAI, China — What challenges will China face in 2017 and how will leader Xi Jinping respond? A report on the state of the nation.
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A report on Taiwan’s tussle with China for South Pacific diplomatic allies and the new embassies sprouting up in Taipei.
CHIANG MAI, Thailand — An essay on what makes northern Thailand’s cultural hub so special, and the threats posed to its easy-going way of life.
BEIJING, China — A rare, inside look at the new 24-hour, English-language news network launched by China’s state-run news agency, Xinhua.
SINGAPORE — A profile of director Royston Tan, who tells the stories of Singaporeans living on the margins of the sanitized city-state.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan – With shopping malls losing their appeal across Asia, here’s a new approach to retail in Taiwan.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan — Modeled after Kyoto during the Japanese occupation, Taichung’s urban plan still makes sense.
SHANGHAI – The evolution of China’s luxury goods market.
SHANGHAI – Shaolin Temple embarks on a soft power mission for China.
BEIJING – Monocle interviews the Philippines’ ambassador to China, Erlinda Basilio, on the rising tensions between her country and Beijing.
SHANGHAI – What can we learn about Chinese leader Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan from the clothes they wear?