Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Zoroastrianism: A Persian Religion

Text by Khushi Makasare One of the world's oldest religions, Zoroastrianism might slowly be fading into obscurity. The Dadar Parsi Colony in Mumbai, India is home...

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4 Asian Countries On the Road to Green Cars

Paving the way to fossil fuel-free roads in Asia

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

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...
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Alternating Currency: The Currency Collages

(text & photos C. K. Wilde) WHY cut up money? The original idea of currency collage came from Marshall Weber’s seminal show The United States of Americana in San Francisco in 1990. In 1995, money collage was introduced to me in college in a class on non-static forms. Marshall Weber’s...

Discover the Philippines – Bohol + Coron

The upcoming Hot Soup School Challenge will see a group win a four-day trip to the Philippines! Here’s just an outline of what the winners can anticipate with this packed itinerary: BOHOL, THE PHILIPPINES The students who win will get the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful hotspots in Bohol....

Photographer Spotlight: Aulia Erlangga

Food Category February 2021 Winner, taken in Jemaja Island, Province of Riau Islands, Indonesia, by Aulia Erlangga, captioned “Salted fish is the main economic commodity for people in small islands in remote areas of Indonesia. Abundant marine products must be preserved in order to have economic value because inter-island...

Homeless, not Shameless

How Japan’s broken economic state destroyed the middle-class haven (Text by Kara Kandarakis and photos by Michael Kandarakis) It was January 10, 2001 at exactly 7pm. The outdoor thermometer on a high-rise building read -2DegC – an unusually frigid winter month for January in Tokyo that year. Matsui watched the...

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Palm Progress

Can palm oil plantations and endangered rainforests really coexist? One conservationist says yes. Text and images credit: Nathan Sen The island of Borneo, divided among Malaysia,...

Above the Water: Sea Science

Text by Benjamin P.Horton 340 MILLION people are at risk of flooding from sea-level rise by 2050. We know that rising sea levels affect every coastal...

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...

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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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