Latest update: 27/08/2012
The Indian beef battle
Cows may be regarded as highly sacred by India’s Hindu population, but the country is one of the world’s biggest beef exporters. We try to make sense of this paradox. Next, Burmese authorities decide to loosen censorship restrictions, giving the press a taste of freedom of speech. Finally, we take a look at why Chinese beaches are increasingly popular holiday hotspots amongst the country’s burgeoning middle class.