Here are the From Our Own Correspondent stories from the Asia Pacific region for 2012, sorted by date.
16 June 2012
If you want to recapture Shanghai's era of glamour in the 1930s, you could begin by dancing a waltz in the Paramount, the city's Art Deco dance hall, says Fuchsia Dunlop.
Three pins. Two pins. Slanting pins. Straight. Circular. Could the days when every region has its own type of electric plug could be ending, asks Peter Day?
31 May 2012
19 May 2012
Most Chinese dislike the idea of cheese but as Fuchsia Dunlop discovers, the south-western province of Yunnan thinks differently.
Human rights protesters and those reporting on their activities are facing increasing risks in Cambodia, says Guy de Launey.
12 May 2012
7 April 2012
Immigrants taken to the US by their parents as young children grow up as Americans - but can be deported for minor crimes. Max Shapira reports.
17 March 2012
A mining boom in Inner Mongolia led to a large-scale house building programme, but in Ordos the houses stand empty, a sign that China's housing bubble may have burst, says Peter Day.
4 February 2012
Kate McGeown goes in search of a modern-day witch on the tropical island of Siquijor.
26 January 2012
Pauline Davies travels to remote southern highlands of Papua New Guinea for the wedding of her niece.