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Photographer Spotlight: Jophel Botero Ybiosa

Wildlife Category May 2020 Winner, Jophel Botero Ybiosa, taken in Batu Caves, Malaysia 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, and are now featuring our monthly winners in an...

Photographer Spotlight: Mohd Nazri Sulaiman

Black & White Category May 2020 Winner, captioned "Morning with my buddies. A boy named Syukor playing with hundred of buffaloes belonging to his father in early morning in Terengganu", taken in Malaysia. 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 –...

Photographer Spotlight: Md Omar Faruk

Photojournalism Category April 2020 Winner, taken at Sylhet, Bangladesh, by Md Omar Faruk 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, and are now featuring our monthly winners in an...

Photographer Spotlight: Liew Tong Leng

Wildlife Category April 2020 Winner, Liew Tong Leng, taken at Jurong Lake Garden, Singapore 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, and are now featuring our monthly winners in...

Oceans, Seas, Rivers – What’s the Difference?

Oceans, seas and rivers are the Earth’s prized assets, influencing the survival of flora and fauna, as well as sustaining organisms and all living creatures alike. The first civilisations were shaped by the presence of these resources, and these bodies of water have also been key factors in the progress of trade and geographic exploration. What is an Ocean? An ocean...

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 novel coronavirus that struck in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019. A novel coronavirus (CoV) refers to a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans. The new coronavirus, now...

The Water Babies

Bruce Lee famously said, “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water, my friend.” Water is one of...

Entering the Yali Tribe

Where waters run wild and forests grow free, there are groups of people who live alongside Nature in perfect harmony. Tribes across the world have always been a keen point of interest, conjuring up curiosities of how they live, worship, speak, dress, and what they eat. In our upcoming issue, The Wood Edition, featuring Asian Tribes, we immerse ourselves in...

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