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Pens Under Pressure

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In an era of fake news, vilification of the press and the polarisation of intellectual debate, satirical art has become an important tool to question politics. Despite crackdowns, some artists will not be silenced.

5 things you must know to kick off World Ozone Day this year

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Today is World Ozone Day! In 1994, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 16 September the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer,...

US$ 106M Singapore-based Fund Launched to Protect Asia’s Oceans from Plastic

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World’s first investment fund dedicated to preventing ocean plastic  Biggest capital investment towards Asia’s ocean plastic crisis  First investments targeted in Asia by...

Black Water

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Cambodia's first UXO team is making the country's rivers and oceans safer for all. These brave civilians, having passed rigorous physical and mental screens, heft unexploded bombs and mines from the depths every day, risking their lives for the progression of their country.

The Koreas at Asiad: A Fraught Combination?

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With North and South Korea fielding three joint teams in this year's Asian Games, we take a look at the significance of the initiative...
Diabetes in Asia

The Silent Epidemic

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Sixty percent of the world’s diabetic population is Asian. And yet, many people don’t understand the dangers of this disease – and how to prevent it.

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...

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

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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...