The Casual Beginnings of ASEAN
Regional alliances are often brought about by the need to address strife. While ASEAN is no different, the evolution of the organization couldn't be further from tense boardrooms and dry meeting halls
Fighting a war: Afghanistan’s Army of Midwives
In Afghanistan, a woman dies every 27 minutes from pregnancy-related complications. At 6.5 percent (6,500 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births), the maternal mortality...
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...
Bright Sparks in Brisbane
From 9 to 13 March 2016, the Queensland capital will be illuminated with the brightest of scientific minds, bringing renowned physicists, scientists and Pulitzer-prize winners to a festival in celebration and exploration of science.
Lost in the Process
The food we eat is increasingly processed. What does this mean for our health?
What’s Going On With North Korea’s Nuclear Programme
North Korea’s growing missile prowess and nuclear capability are starting to pose a serious threat not just to the South, but most of the world
Multi-stakeholder support for a circular economy
● Global Initiatives, UN Environment Programme, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and World Wide Fund for Nature welcome delegates to the 8th Responsible...
CHINA’S ONE BELT ONE ROAD
China is increasingly becoming one of the world's biggest economic players, and in order for the country to sustain its rapid development well into the 21st century, it has set its eyes on making bigger and better connections to the rest of the world. To do this, China's President Xi Jinping in 2015 announced the implementation of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) Initiative