In 2012, Yasser Bahjatt delivered a Ted Talk about how science fiction advances actual science. Science fiction propels humanity forward, and you see it in every region of the world except – The Arab countries.
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In September, 2020, Bahrain became the fourth Arab country to officially recognize Israel by agreeing to sign the Abraham Accords negotiated by President Donald Trump.
A long time ago, in a sub-continent far far away, the British East India Company ruled over the tiny kingdom of Tamil Nadu.
Throughout history, women have learned that the higher they climbed the social ladder, the more their freedoms were going to be curtailed.
I was expecting a light story about teenagers, in a technological world based on Singapore. Instead I got a story about family, war, and class struggle, in a world, different from all the other magical worlds I had read until now.
There are a lot of things I didn’t know about Malaysia. I didn’t know, for example, that it has a pretty thriving geek community which in 2015 produced an anthology called Cyberpunk: Malaysia.
The Cultural Revolution was a brutal period in Chinese history. No one was safe during this period. Anyone who showed any signs of independent thinking was a legitimate target.
Seoul is a city where ancient temples and new skyscrapers intersect – to create a lot of garbage. All this garbage has to go somewhere, and in Seoul that somewhere is landfills.
You cannot visit East Asia and not read a web novel. I’m sorry you just can’t.
In 2005 the Japanese Archipelago was designated a biodiversity hotspot by Conservation International. The islands are home to thousands of unique species.