Balancing the North: The Mythical Southern Continent

Text by YD Bar-Ness There are some places on the map that no person can visit, and yet, they are charted with precision and confidence....

Jewelled Princes

Meet Me in the Middle

The Earth People

Island of Tongues

Asia’s Broken Soles

Travel and Adventure

Science

Mind-Reading Computers Get Better at Their Job

Telepathic machines can now show better pictures of our thoughts.

Culture

Epic Encounters : Trailblazing Cambodian Theatre  

Internationally-touring theatre company Epic Encounters showcases the many talents of performers with disabilities   Text Jennie Pearson  Photos Charlotte Hodges/Photographers Without Borders   To get a drink the way...

Vanishing Roots

A Day Dedicated to Migrants

223,992FansLike
5,321FollowersFollow
625FollowersFollow

One Million Hong Kongers Protest in Streets Against Extradition Bill

A controversial extradition bill enabling China to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong prompted more than one million Hong Kongers to take to the streets on Sunday, June 9 2019, as protesters gathered at Victoria Park in central Hong Kong, then marched three kilometres to the Legislative Council at the...

The Future of Language

In our everchanging lexical world, where languages twist and turn, and sometimes bend over backwards or die out to suit trends, cultural changes and technology, the future of the spoken and written word is difficult to predict.

Rajas of the Road

AS BODIES JOLT AND NERVES JANGLE through rush-hour traffic, commuters may see an exploding volcano, a famous family of cartoon ducks traipsing through a rice field, or Britney Spears gazing glassily at equally glazed passengers. For those not so inclined to the secular, a winged steed, or bouraq, ridden...

US$ 106M Singapore-based Fund Launched to Protect Asia’s Oceans from Plastic

World’s first investment fund dedicated to preventing ocean plastic  Biggest capital investment towards Asia’s ocean plastic crisis  First investments targeted in Asia by early 2020 SINGAPORE, December 4, 2019 - A US$106 million (SGD$144 million) fund dedicated to preventing plastic from entering the Asian oceans was launched today. The...

Current Affairs

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...

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...

Most Read

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

Asian Geographic TV