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

In the Market for Medicine

Asia’s transformation in the healthcare sector is leading to a boom in medical tourism in developing countries.

Culture

Spirit Warrior: The Religious Source of Martial Arts

Over the centuries, martial arts have travelled far beyond their places of origin and become some of the greatest sports ever devised. In contemporary...
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On the Edge of Happiness

Text Woo Wan Lu Photos Quek Zong Ye Living the Vanuatu way. The wish to attain happiness is a basic human instinct. Some years ago, I found myself wondering where the happiest people live – and why they are happy. Thanks to the power of the Internet, I found the answer....
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Silk Road Expedition to Uzbekistan

This collection is a beautifully poignant depiction by Michael Lee of Uzbekistan's glorious past and the people who keep the memory of its greatest achievements alive. Immerse yourself in these memories and more through the eyes of our National Geographic Expedition 2017 team as they navigate the towers and walls of many ancient sites.

6 Traditional Plants That are Sources of Medicine

Asians have been using herbs and fruits for medicinal purposes for centuries. Asian Geographic serves up six common plants that have surprising effects on our health. Antifungal | Neem oil Native to temperate Northern Hemisphere, including China Binding agent for medicine | Pectin Native to South Asian Lowers blood pressure | Reserpine Native to South...

Walking the Wilds

Sarah Marquis tells Asian Geographic about her expeditions walking around the world – solo

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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