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


An Invisible Disease

Malaria is pervasive in Asia-Pacific, yet its invisibility means that people are not aware of the scale of the problem.


At the End of the World

Text and Photos by MAGDA BISKUP THE PICKUP TRUCK was slowly climbing up the steep and unusually bumpy dirt road. I was squeezed between my...

Asia’s Broken Soles


Putting a Finger on Absent Prints

by Eli Sprecher and Viva Sarah Press Photos by Eli Sprecher Et AL Imagine getting to immigration and struggling to enter a country, not because you don’t have a passport or legal status, but because you have no fingerprints. An Israeli professor, Eli Sprecher from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of...

The Complexities of Kabul

Kabul, standing fast in the gale of change, exemplifies strength but despite the horrors of unrest has maintained an impossible innocence and breathtaking beauty. The multitudes that call Kabul home relish in the diversity of opinion, culture and natural landscape.

Spirit of Place: Recasting Nepal’s architecture

Text & photos Laura McManus Kathmandu, Nepal, is a city under construction. Flying in, the majestic views of snow-capped mountains and green terraced hills soon give way to an image of the valley where unfinished buildings and protruding steel rods dominate the landscape. Once on the ground, the disconnect between...
Women dressed in traditional Vietnamese costume

The History of a Language

Today marks the 75th year that President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence at the Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi, officially declaring Vietnam’s freedom from France. In celebration of Vietnam’s Independence Day, let’s take a look at the history of its official language – Vietnamese (Tieng Viet). Vietnamese...

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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