Finding Harmony Between Humans and Elephants

….How one non-profit organisation is encouraging alternative crops to reduce human–elephant conflict in Thailand. Text Sarah Eichstadt When elephants enter her farm, Roengrom “Rom” Amsamarng runs...

Travel and Adventure


From Zero to 5G

Thanks to cutting edge technology, we've become more and more connected, communicating with one another via text, audio, images and video – all while...

A Habitat for Humanity

5000 Years of Pepper


Three Sites for Visita Iglesia

During Holy Week, Filipinos practice Visita Iglesia — the act of visiting and praying in at least seven churches that was introduced to the Philippines by Augustinian missionaries in the 1560s. AG takes a look at three popular pilgrimage sites the local Christian and Catholics visit in the Philippines.

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The Sweet Nectar of Nha Trang

Whether you’re nestled in a quiet bay or relaxing on the slopes of the surrounding mountains, it is difficult to miss Nha Trang’s unequalled beauty. Said to be one of the most beautiful on Earth, Nha Trang Bay embraces crystal clear waters, a brilliant blue backdrop to white sand,...

Asian Geographic Images of Asia Monthly Competition August 2021 Winners and Finalists

Winners of Images of Asia Monthly Competition August 2021 From Left to Right, Top to Bottom: “N.A” by K.A.Uditha Prabhasha Dharmarathna ; “Meditation" by Yoshi Shimizu ; "Feeding Time" by Tan Tian Ching ; "Feast for the Hungry Ghost" by Desmond Ngu Chien Yew   The ASIAN Geographic’s Images of Asia (IOA) 2021 photography...

Saving a Forest – The front-line battle against illegal logging

Text and Photos Tripp Burwell “No, no. You go first,” I exhaled, as I hauled myself up another knife-sharp limestone boulder. The Indian Forest Officer, carrying a loaded gun, heaved himself up and around me. He had slipped while clambering up the limestone face, barely catching himself. I ushered him ahead....
Mongolian Wrestlers

Games of the Great Khan

The Naadam games in Mongolia send the country into a festive frenzy every summer as people revive the ancient glory of a lost empire.

Current Affairs

Observing The New Uzbekistan

Central Asia's most populous nation Uzbekistan was voted for their leader. Around 20 million Uzbeks are eligible for an election on 9 July at...

Palm Progress

Can palm oil plantations and endangered rainforests really coexist? One conservationist says yes. Text and images credit: Nathan Sen The island of Borneo, divided among Malaysia,...

Above the Water: Sea Science

Text by Benjamin P.Horton 340 MILLION people are at risk of flooding from sea-level rise by 2050. We know that rising sea levels affect every coastal...

The Gold Trap: How COVID-19 is pushing Filipino children into hazardous work

By Marielle Lucenio The Philippines had been making slow progress in its long fight against child labour, but the pandemic reversed the gains that had...

A culture of silence blunts the impact of a new Vietnamese law against sexual...

By Trang Vu Vietnam’s new labor law requires employers to put in place mechanisms to prevent and penalize sexual harassment in the workplace. But Vietnamese...

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The Road to Independence: Burma (1945 – 1962)

From the 1962 Democracy Protests, through the 1974 U Thant Crisis, the 1988 Uprising, and the 2007 Saffron Revolution, to the 2021 Spring Revolution, Myanmar has fought against the whims of its military leaders and suffered at the hands of the army. To make sense of the tumultuous events of the past six decades, we must understand the complex politics and power struggles that have dominated this country once known as Burma.

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