Asian Geographic Images of Asia Monthly Competition April 2021 Winners and...

The ASIAN Geographic's Images of Asia (IOA) 2021 photography competition, exhibits the work of photographers from all across Asia. We have received stunning photos...

Travel and Adventure

Science

How gaming became an athletic event

Video games have come a long way from internet cafes and LAN shops, and the profitability of this popular pastime might just make Olympians out of enthusiasts

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Culture

Memories: 4 Old School Communications Must-Haves of Yesteryear

By Rachel Kwek. Take a trip down memory lane as we recall these communication must-haves of yesteryear The Pager: These personal radio devices allow users to receive...
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Between Jerusalem and Haifa

The Old City of Jerusalem is but one kilometre square. Within it is a microcosm of a whole world – the city markets still echo the great monumental scale of the Roman Cardo and Decumanus. What was once a 20-metre-wide grand arcade street – running north-south from city gate...

Noble Bukhara

by Sophie Ibbotson & Max Lovell-Hoare (Photo by Robert Huberman/Superstock/Corbis) Dating back more than 2,000 years, Bukhara, one of the best-preserved Islamic cities in Central Asia, boasts an urban fabric that remains largely intact. When Genghis Khan led his marauding horde across the Central Asian steppe at the start of the...

Thrilla in Manila

Growing up in a democratic suburb away from the designer labels and the big money of Manila’s central business districts has its benefits.

Kampong Glam: Passage to Mecca

The area of Kampong Glam in Singapore is more than meets the eye. Beneath Haji Lane’s gentlemen’s barbers and Arab Street’s lively bar lies a centuries’ worth of history, one that is not only important to the Muslim community but for all who seek to understand the culture of...

Current Affairs

On Concerns Around Potential Amendments to the Shark Ban in the Maldives

Media statement by The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture: Following serious concerns regarding the status of shark stocks in Maldivian...

Rejecting the Crown: The Coronavirus Pandemic

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...

Flowing Through Our Hearts: The International Day of Action for Rivers

According to International Rivers, the International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicated to solidarity – when diverse communities around the world...

Coronavirus Continues Killing Innocents

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. 

China’s Attempt at Mitigating Plastic Waste

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...

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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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