China isn’t the only country to enforce population control. With aging population, many governments finding ways to encourage big families. Source: Frame China/Shutterstock AFTER a…View More Asia’s most extreme population controls
Aerial view of Bung Karno stadium as smog covers Jakarta ahead of Asian Games, Indonesia, July 27, 2018. Source: Reuters/Beawiharta THE THREAT of haze from…View More Asian Games 2018 weather forecast: Cloudy with a chance of haze
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(File) Burmese State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends an event marking the 71th anniversary of Martyrs’ Day at the Martyrs’ Mausoleum dedicated to the…View More Why Burma calls international court’s jurisdiction request ‘meritless’
Cast member Henry Golding poses at the premiere for “Crazy Rich Asians” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 7, 2018. Source: Reuters THE premiere of…View More Why Asians are going crazy over ‘Crazy Rich Asians’
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THE workplace is changing, and fast. The digital economy, shifting priorities of employees and technological advances all mean that adaptation is essential – and possible.…View More Is flexible working all it’s cracked up to be?
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Managing director of Tokyo Medical University, Tetsuo Yukioka (L), and vice-president Keisuke Miyazawa (R) bow as they attend a press conference in Tokyo on August…View More Tokyo medical university admits changing scores to keep women out
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A woman injured during an earthquake walks outside the North LombokHospital in Tanjung, North Lombok, Indonesia Aug 6, 2018. Source: Antara Foto/Ahmad Subaidi/ via Reuters…View More How can Indonesia address its vulnerability to earthquakes?
This photo taken on October 13, 2009 shows Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) posing with his son, Hun Manet (R), during a ceremony at…View More Keeping it in the family: Southeast Asia’s powerful political dynasties