Sunday, November 17, 2019

Coastal Clean-ups

Text and Photos Nathaniel Soon Volunteer groups in Singapore are cleaning up the island nation’s beaches and waterways and helping scientists assess the scale of...

Travel and Adventure

Science

From Zero to 5G

Thanks to cutting edge technology, we've become more and more connected, communicating with one another via text, audio, images and video – all while...

The Sun is Shining on India

Culture

And Thereby Hangs a Tale

Irrepressible, mischievous, resourceful yet eternally effervescent, the tale of the monkey is one that transcends continents, creeds, customs and centuries. In Asia, the monkey in his various guises has been venerated and deified perhaps even before 500 BC.
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Lost in the Process

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157 Same-Sex Marriages Might Be Registered in Taiwan On May 24

Taiwan, one of Asia’s most forward looking territories for the LGBTQ community, might see 157 same-sex marriages registered on May 24 after the Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex unions must be legally implemented by May 24 following the entering of “The Enforcement Act of Judicial Yuan (司法院the judicial branch...

The War for Wildlife

Ivan Carter calls himself a wildlife detective, which means he investigates the root problems of animal poaching and hunting today. From saving elephants from ivory poachers in South Africa’s Kruger National Park to investigating a tragic crocodile attack along the Zambezi River, Ivan work rides the cutting edge of conservation in Africa.

Back into the Vault

Storing greenhouse gases within the Earth           Text YD Bar-Ness The same fossil fuels that power our technological achievements are now known to be altering our Earth’s atmosphere and climate. The organic chemicals – particularly CO – released from burning vegetation, natural gas, coal and oil are now...

Money Through the Ages

Text by Shailendra Bhandare. Illustration by Richard CagomocMoney is understood to be dollars and cents today but that hasn't always been the case throughout history. Asian Geographic looks back at all the different valuable objects that have been used as currency through the centuries.GOLD & SILVER As far back as...

Current Affairs

Our Planet, Our Life: Cleaning Up Versova Beach

Text: Shreya Acharya Instead of revelling in a much sought-after public holiday by having breakfast in bed or catching up on daytime TV, about 4800...

More Protests Causes HK Government HQ to Close

Clad all in black, close to a thousand protesters, including prominent democracy activist Joshua Wong, gathered at the Hong Kong Central Government Offices in...

Extradition Bill Shelved in HK But Protests Still Expected on Sunday

In a press conference held at 3pm on June 15, 2019, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that she has decided to...

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...

One Million Hong Kongers Protest in Streets Against Extradition Bill

A controversial extradition bill enabling China to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong prompted more than one million Hong Kongers to take to the streets...

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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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