Friday, December 13, 2019

This Is What The Man With An Asteroid Named After Him Thinks Of Asia’s...

His suggestions: flying out to meteorite craters and lying on a mattress in the middle of the desert.   Text Rachel Genevieve Chia     Amar Sharma might not...
Iwaki Island, Ehime Prefecture, Japan (Photo © Wikicommons)

Chinese Researchers Lead the Fight Against Poisonous Seafood in Asia

This dangerous toxic algae has become the priority for some of Asia's top researchers in the last few years

10 Asteroids Named After Famous Asian Icons

Not all asteroids have boring names! Here are 10 of the funkiest ones from Asia

Invasive Mussel Species Found In Asia For First Time

And researchers in Singapore say the mussel might be living under the radar across Asian waters
Akha, Traditional Costume, Hill Tribes, Thailand

Thailand’s Hill Tribes See Their Last Days

As elders pass on and youth surrender to the tide of modernisation, the once-proud villages who lived off the land are surrendering their diligently preserved traditions for basic food and healthcare
Ayutthaya's history as a cosmopolitan hub of religion and culture will be explored.

The Best of Bangkok

The forthcoming Hot Soup School Challenge will see four victorious students win a four-day trip to Thailand! Here’s just a taste of what the winners can expect during this adventure-filled itinerary.
The Hot Soup School Challenge champions.

Asian Geographic Hot Soup School Challenge 2017

The 2017 ASIAN Geographic Hot Soup Challenge concluded its sixth successful quiz this year, held at the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS). The competition brought together 20 teams of four between the ages of 13 and 17 from various schools around Singapore, with the majority of participants returning to the competition with high hopes of making it into the finals.

Thailand: From the eyes of a young explorer

Six months ago, we were neck deep in the ASIAN Geographic Hot Soup Challenge 2017, pitting our knowledge of Asia against other secondary school contestants for a shot at being crowned champion of general knowledge on the region. Late October saw us triumphantly bundled up for a flight to Bangkok – almost vibrating with excitement – as part of the victor’s winnings: a specially organised educational adventure into the Land of a Thousand Smiles.

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