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The 7th lunar month sees incense and food left on sidewalks in Asia, but experts and Taoist believers cannot agree on why or how the practice came to be.
Today, on International Polar Bear Day, we celebrate the majestic snow giant and its charming characteristics.
Kabul, standing fast in the gale of change, exemplifies strength but despite the horrors of unrest has maintained an impossible innocence and breathtaking beauty. The multitudes that call Kabul home relish in the diversity of opinion, culture and natural landscape.
From fixing hundreds of feet of rope on vertical slopes, to trekking for miles with heavy backpacks – often doubling up as mobile kitchens to feed a group of around 20 hungry climbers – being a responsible mountain guide is not an easy task. They play a pivotal role...
The label “Made in China” is perhaps preferred in association with the nation’s consumer goods. Its notorious export at present, however, is SARS-CoV-2, the...
According to International Rivers, the International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicated to solidarity – when diverse communities around the world...
2020 began with a shocking start for everyone as the infectious CoronaVirus swallowed China and the rest of the word. Originally stemming from animal markets in Wuhan (China), the virus is said to have mutated and was passed onto humans from the animals. The virus has crossed Chinese borders and is now spreading to several other regions. Global death tolls have reached 132, and the number of total confirmed infections has risen to 6,000.
Text: Sitaraah Joshi Imagine looking over an endless sea of overcrowded, cluttered waste. Such is the plight of the heaps of rubbish that have been...
China’s Yangtze River was once teeming with Chinese paddlefish (Psephurus gladius). The largest specimen recorded was seven metres long and weighed 450KG, making it...
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