The largest and most populous continent on the planet. With a total population estimated at over 4 billion, Asia is home to more than half of the people on earth.
This is a collection of DW's latest content about the continent.
Much of Asia is about to shut down for several days for traditional new year celebrations. As the year of the dog begins, there are chaotic scenes as millions of people make their way home. But not before spending a lot of money on gifts.
The Philippines has imposed a ban on the deployment of all Filipino workers to Kuwait after the death of a domestic worker. Labor rights activists say a complete ban is not a solution for abuse. Ana P. Santos reports.