In our everchanging lexical world, where languages twist and turn, and sometimes bend over backwards or die out to suit trends, cultural changes and technology, the future of the spoken and written word is difficult to predict.
Malaria is pervasive in Asia-Pacific, yet its invisibility means that people are not aware of the scale of the problem.
The chilli pepper is an indispensable part of Asian cuisine. We take a look at some of Asia's spiciest varieties on offer.
The oceans are crucial to regulating climate and act as “the lungs of the Earth”, with algae and cyanobacteria in seawater providing up to 80 percent of the atmospheric oxygen which we rely on to breathe. The oceans also house over 230,000 marine species, with estimates that there are between one and 10 million species still undiscovered. Alongside their own intrinsic value, many of these marine species provide important goods and services. Collectively, ocean-related services and business are estimated to contribute over USD500 billion to the world’s economy.
Born in the golden age of Muslim civilisation as Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haitham – often called Alhazen by Western theorists –...
Today, on International Polar Bear Day, we celebrate the majestic snow giant and its charming characteristics.
Asia’s transformation in the healthcare sector is leading to a boom in medical tourism in developing countries.
With the advent of mobile phones, public payphones have fallen by the wayside. We take a look back at how they have evolved with...