Saturday, December 7, 2019

Our Planet, Our Life: Cleaning Up Versova Beach

Text: Shreya Acharya Instead of revelling in a much sought-after public holiday by having breakfast in bed or catching up on daytime TV, about 4800...

Two Thai Elephants Rescued and Walked to Samui Elephant Haven

May 23, 2019– Relief and joy were palpable as two rescued Asian elephants—one unwell and one due to give birth within four months –...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s Singapore Office Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Record high visitor numbers from Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, India and Middle East in 2017 mark the tourism regional hub’s success Text by Rachel Kwek   When...

India’s Pink War

They wear pink saris, wield sticks and don’t hesitate to use violence in their fight for women’s rights. These are the ladies of the Gulabi Gang, an association created by Sampat Pal Devi to eradicate gender violence in India
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In the Market for Medicine

Asia’s transformation in the healthcare sector is leading to a boom in medical tourism in developing countries.
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Breaking Boundaries : Cambodia’s Female Skateboarder Takes on the Asian Games

With skateboarding making it's debut in the 2018 Asian Games, Cambodia’s top female skater,  Kov Chan Sangva aims to use the platform to break gender boundaries and inspire girls to get on skateboards
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Pens Under Pressure

In an era of fake news, vilification of the press and the polarisation of intellectual debate, satirical art has become an important tool to question politics. Despite crackdowns, some artists will not be silenced.

Street Protests Die Down But Hong Kong Might Lose International Hub Status

Street protests in Hong Kong finally died down on Thursday after the Hong Kong government postponed legislative sessions following widespread riots on Wednesday, June...

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