Diabetes in Asia

The Silent Epidemic

Sixty percent of the world’s diabetic population is Asian. And yet, many people don’t understand the dangers of this disease – and how to prevent it.

Love Without Boundaries

They sound like customs that belong to a forgotten culture of an ancient community. The Mosuo people do not traditionally marry, but engage uninhibitedly in consensual relationships with different and often multiple partners
Qusbegi: The Lord of Birds

Qusbegi: The Lord of Birds

Text and images by Bryan Chan and Marija Savic Fitted in an enormous cowhide coat and a colourful peaked hat ringed with fur, the qusbegi...

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...

Beras – Splendour of a continent

Text & Photos by Jon Ramlan Rice is life to the people of Asia; as Asians, we all know that. We also know that it...
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Bali’s Friendly Fire Wars

Come Nyepi, Perang Api – a traditional fiery ritual to banish old wrongs – is all the rage in remote villages

Are You a Wood Baby? – The Making of the Wood Person

Article extracted from Asian Geographic Issue 02/2020 (141) Text: Shreya Acharya When it comes to personality types, the archetypal wood baby is “the pioneer” –...

Spiritual Skin

For centuries, indigenous tattooists working across Asia have marked human skin with powerful designs and symbols in their quest to signal ethnic identity and render the body sacred. Carried through life and onwards into death, these marks of humanity testify to an ancestral legacy that is in danger of gradually fading away.

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