Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Jose Jeuland Longevity Okinawa Exhibition

Singapore-based French photographer, Jose Jeuland, will be holding his second photography exhibition this year at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore - East Garden Gallery from...

Homeless, not Shameless

How Japan’s broken economic state destroyed the middle-class haven (Text by Kara Kandarakis and photos by Michael Kandarakis) It was January 10, 2001 at exactly...

Asian Geographic Magazines Named Media Company of the Year at the 2018 MPAS...

SINGAPORE NOVEMBER 13, 2018 – Asian Geographic Magazines picked up a stunning haul of 16 awards at the 2018 Asia Pacific Publishing Awards (APPA)...

Leaders Who Left Legacies

Leading figures from Asia who have left a legacy not only in history but in peoples' hearts

Investigations Underway for Taiwan’s Worst Rail Accident in 27 Years

18 were killed and at least 187 were injured when all eight carriages of a Puyuma Express bound for Taitung derailed at 4.50pm Taiwan...

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...

A World Without ASEAN

They say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. ASIAN Geographic asked five experts to imagine a future where the effects of the decades-old regional bloc simply vanished from history, to shed light on what losing it could mean for us
Cambodia, Skateboarding, Factory Phnom Penh

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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The Hindu devotee’s hands are pressed together. His palms touch, close to his chest, and his fingers point upwards. His brightly-coloured turban is in stark contrast to his thick white beard. “Namaste,” he says with a slight bow. Literally translated, the word means “I bow to the divine in you.” A respectful greeting, namaste, or namaskar, combined with the wordless hand gesture, conveys the same meaning of acknowledgement for a loved one, a guest or a stranger, regardless of the speaker’s language, culture or religion.