Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Discover the Philippines – Siquijor and Palawan Island

Enjoy the tropical Filipino sun on these two popular destinations; Siquijor and Palawan Island. There are many beaches and an abundance of natural wonders...

Are Caves Turning into Lethal Portals?

Text Khushi Makasare An unwavering rise in temperatures has fuelled the evolution of microbial communities in cave environments, proving to pose an ominous threat to...

A Message from Everest – “Say No To Drugs”

Text and images by Subhasish Chakraborty Drugs and Everest are virtually the height of contradiction. The former epitomises negativity, doom and darkness, while the later signifies...

Fighting a war: Afghanistan’s Army of Midwives

In Afghanistan, a woman dies every 27 minutes from pregnancy-related complications. At 6.5 percent (6,500 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births), the maternal mortality...

The Road to Independence: Burma (1945 – 1962)

From the 1962 Democracy Protests, through the 1974 U Thant Crisis, the 1988 Uprising, and the 2007 Saffron Revolution, to the 2021 Spring Revolution, Myanmar has fought against the whims of its military leaders and suffered at the hands of the army. To make sense of the tumultuous events of the past six decades, we must understand the complex politics and power struggles that have dominated this country once known as Burma.

Top 5 Extreme Places in Asia

Asia encompasses many of the world’s superlative natural wonders, from its highest mountain to its hottest desert. Discover what makes our region the most extreme continent on the planet!

TOP 6 Wildlife Spots in Singapore

1. SUNGEI BULOH WETLAND RESERVE This national reserve is the hub of biodiversity in Singapore and the centre of wildlife conservation. Covering an area of...

Asian Geographic Images of Asia Monthly Competition March 2021 Winners and Finalists

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...

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