Thursday, December 12, 2019

Masters of The Universe: A Look at the World’s Highest Mountains

Countdown: The Eight-Thousanders No two numbers enthral avid mountaineers more than 8,000 and 14. Earth’s 14 mountains taller than 8,000 metres weed out the most...

Travel and Adventure

Science

The Smallest Slayers

The tiniest creatures have caused countless deaths, out of which man has earned his immunity, his right to survive among this planet's infinite organisms.

An Invisible Disease

Culture

Mesopotamia: the Birthplace of Justice

The world’s first written laws came from its first civilisation, Mesopotamia, and along with it the earliest judicial proceedings in the presence of a king

Polygamy Inc.

The Rare Tradition

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Hubei

Luzhou means “reed-covered wetland”, while Hubei means “north of the lake”, referring to Dongting Lake. In fact, Hubei province is known by its nickname “the province of a thousand lakes”. The province is full of rivers and lakes and the rich water resources contribute a lot to its agricultural...

Asia’s Most Quake-Prone Countries

Asia's Most Quake-Prone Countries: 1. Indonesia: 50 Occurrences 2. Japan: 31 Occurrences 3. Pakistan: 19 Occurrences 4. Papua New Guinea: 19 Occurrences 5. Russia: 13 Occurrences 6. Solomon Islands: 11 Occurrences 7. The Philippines: 9 Occurences 8. Iran: 9 Occurences 9. China: 7 Occurences 10. New Zealand: 7 OccurencesTypes of Faults Most earthquakes occur along cracks on the Earth’s surface...
world's chillies

Asia’s Hot Stuff

The chilli pepper is an indispensable part of Asian cuisine. We take a look at some of Asia's spiciest varieties on offer.

The Reality of Recycling Plastics

Text Rachel Kwek It is no secret that only 9% of our global plastic waste is recycled. The rest end up in incinerators, landfills and our oceans. Knowing the identity of the plastic you use is key in making sure that more of what is used is successfully recycled. While...

Current Affairs

Transamerica Life Bermuda Partners with WWF to Raise Awareness on Forest Conservation

The “Rewrap Project” wraps your gifts in used newspaper or FSC certified paper to support a more sustainable Christmas Singapore, 28 November 2019 – Transamerica...

WWF launches Plastic Smart Cities initiative in South East Asia with a $40M...

Singapore, Tuesday, 19 November 2019 - WWF launched the Plastic Smart Cities initiative today at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. The initiative brings...

Multi-stakeholder support for a circular economy

●  Global Initiatives, UN Environment Programme, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and World Wide Fund for Nature welcome delegates to the 8th Responsible...

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...

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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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