Tag: Asia

“Brown Girls Do It Too” BBC’s podcast on Asian women and sex

While in Malaysia a Malay woman reported her foreign sex partner to the Jabatan Agama Islam Selangor or JAIS for removing his condom during...

Overtourism: 20 cities that could be the next to suffer – will they cope...

Tourism is one of the key economic boosters in any country but as tourism numbers increase yearly, many destinations struggle to cope with the...

Goh Chok Tong: Amidst US-China tensions, Asia needs to be the ‘moderate voice’

Singapore—In a speech at the 10th Asian Leadership Conference, Singapore Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said that Asian nations should not take sides in...

Man sues parents for giving birth to him without his consent

A man from Mumbai, India sued his parents for bringing him into the world. Raphael Samuel, 27 years old, said people should not give...

Singapore is now the second most expensive city for Crazy Rich Asians

This year’s Bank Julius Baer & Co.’s annual Wealth Report for Asia shows that the Lion City is now the second most expensive city...

5 non-traditional, ultra-adventurous ways to spend Christmas in Asia

If the thought of doing the same thing for the upcoming Christmas holidays makes you feel like stifling a yawn or heaving a sigh,...

Wealthy Asian families’ preference for emerging markets may backfire on their companies

The 2018 Global Family Office Report, recently published by UBS Group AG and Campden Wealth, revealed that family offices in Asia have the largest...

Asia sees rise in number of women in management posts

The International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8th, was a time for reflection on the role of women in society. Which led to recruiting experts...

Next Trump targets: Malaysia, Philippines, two other Asean nations beware

US President Donald Trump will surely have a relook at the trade figures and deals with four Asean countries, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and...

Clearing the Myanmar visa hurdle

“Bangkok! I need tickets to Bangkok!” he said in panic to a Jetstar customer service operator over the phone. We were going to Yangon, Myanmar,...
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