On Concerns Around Potential Amendments to the Shark Ban in the Maldives

Media statement by The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture: Following serious concerns regarding the status of shark stocks in Maldivian...

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.

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,...


Rising levels of greenhouse gas emissions – primarily carbon dioxide, followed by methane – generated by human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, traps heat in the earth’s atmosphere. As a result, the global temperature increases. Since living creatures can only survive and thrive in certain temperature ranges, global warming presents an existential crisis.

Extradition Bill Shelved in HK But Protests Still Expected on Sunday

In a press conference held at 3pm on June 15, 2019, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that she has decided to...

Singapore’s 10th Young Writers Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

This weekend, almost 700 aspiring young writers aged 13 to 25 years old will gather to hone their craft and get to know future career options for writers in the Singapore Book Council (SBC)’s annual Young Writers Festival.

3 ways a picture goes a long way on your Asian travels

For both photographers and travellers, this printer is a handy new friend... because no one in Asia can resist the charm of a little photo

Chinese Citizens Banned From Cryptocurrency Offerings

In a bid to control the rising power of cryptocurrency, China has banned its usage for corporate fundraising.