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Science

The Sun is Shining on India

India could replace US as the second biggest solar market in 2018

Culture

The Rare Tradition

Text & Photos by Adi Safri Coffee in Malaysia has its origins in the state of Perak, and more specifically, its capital Ipoh. When people...
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

By now, most of us are aware that there is a large patch of plastic floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. What many of us may not know is that it's not made up of plastic bags and empty bottles. It's made up of billions of tiny...

Photographer Spotlight: Akshay Upadhya

Landscape Category January 2020 Winner, taken in Uttarakhand, by Akshay Upadhya As ASIAN Geographic’s annual Images of Asia (IOA) 2020 Photo/Videography Competition looms closer, submissions to our IOA Monthly competition – the precursor to our annual event – are pouring in. We have received stunning photos across the categories, and...

Photographer Spotlight: Lee Shing Yaw

Wildlife Category September 2020 Winner, taken in Bandar Botanic, Klang, Selangor, Malaysia, captioned "Blowing Bubbles". As ASIAN Geographic’s annual Images of Asia (IOA) 2020 Photo/Videography Competition looms closer, submissions to our IOA Monthly competition – the precursor to our annual event – are pouring in. We have received stunning photos...

Street Protests Die Down But Hong Kong Might Lose International Hub Status

Street protests in Hong Kong finally died down on Thursday after the Hong Kong government postponed legislative sessions following widespread riots on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in front of Hong Kong government offices in Queensway in Admiralty. However, in the wake of these street protests, the most worrying news...

Current Affairs

The Gold Trap: How COVID-19 is pushing Filipino children into hazardous work

By Marielle Lucenio The Philippines had been making slow progress in its long fight against child labour, but the pandemic reversed the gains that had...

A culture of silence blunts the impact of a new Vietnamese law against sexual...

By Trang Vu Vietnam’s new labor law requires employers to put in place mechanisms to prevent and penalize sexual harassment in the workplace. But Vietnamese...

Who Peels Your Garlic: Inside Manila’s Informal Economy

By Geela Garcia The garlic peeling industry in Baseco, Manila renders Filipino women among the least visible, worst paid, and most dispensable part of...

Can Singapore’s home cleaning scheme reduce maid abuse?

By Rachel Genevieve Chia Photos Zachary Tang Demand for part-time home cleaning is up amid Covid-triggered shortages of full-time household help. A newly-formalised scheme gives Singapore’s...

5 things you must know to kick off World Ozone Day this year

Today is World Ozone Day! In 1994, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 16 September the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer,...

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The Uniquely Southeast Asian Sport of Sepak Takraw

Sepak takraw may have been around since the 15th century, but it’s no forgotten relic. Find out more about the history of this fast-growing sport – and its bid for Olympic recognition

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