Sunday, February 23, 2020

Photographer Spotlight: Md Rafayat Haque Khan

Photojournalism Category February 2020 Winner, captioned “Muslim travel on overcrowded trains after attending the final prayer of Biswa Ijtema at Tongi near Dhaka, considered...

Travel and Adventure

Science

Uncharted Territories

Asia's rainforests contain a treasure trove of medical treatments waiting to be discovered. But who knows where the next life-giving discovery will be made?

A Habitat for Humanity

Culture

One Book at a Time

On the frontline of combating global illiteracy is the award-winning organisation Room to Read, founded in 2000 by former Microsoft executive, John Wood, Erin Ganju and Dinesh Shrestha.

A Day Dedicated to Migrants

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E-Wasteland: An Aesthetic Perspective on a Deadly Issue

TWENTY TO 50 MILLION TONNES* of e-waste is generated annually worldwide. In Europe and the US, we throw away an old computer, on average, every two years. In the US, for every new machine bought, an old one is thrown away.Each year, thousands of tonnes of old computers, mobile...

Photographer Spotlight: Abhishek Nandy

Black & White Category January 2020 Winner, titled “Caravan”, by Abhishek Nandy As ASIAN Geographic’s annual Images of Asia (IOA) 2020 Photo/Videography Competition looms closer, submissions to our IOA Monthly competition – the precursor to our annual event – are pouring in. We have received stunning photos across the categories,...

The Clothes On Their Backs

Mohammad Rakibul Hasan photographs the 'lucky ones' – Rohingya that made it to safety and are starting from nothing

10 Asteroids Named After Famous Asian Icons

Not all asteroids have boring names! Here are 10 of the funkiest ones from Asia

Current Affairs

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...

Yangtze’s Chinese Paddlefish: Declared Extinct

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...

The S.E.A. Write Award Ceremony

A Prestigious ASEAN Award Presented to the 2016-18 Winners Since 1979, the S.E.A. Write Award, or the Southeast Asian Writers Award, has been presented annually...

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...

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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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