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This Tiny Island In Indonesia That Changed The World Showcased in New York

Thomas Benmetan3 years ago
In the 17th century, the Dutch and the British fought over Run Island in the Banda Islands, Maluku, as it was a nutmeg producer. Fast ...

The Most Beautiful Wedding Dresses You’ve Never Seen Are From Asia

  History of the White Wedding Dress When you think of a wedding, there’s a rush of visual and emotional motifs that are ingrained in our ...

Cambodia Showcases World's Oldest Zero

The National Museum of Cambodia in January will exhibit what is considered by some experts to be the world's oldest zero symbol, a dot ...

E-Sports in South Korea, Where Gamers Become Celebrities

Enjoying rock star status with hordes of adoring fans, professional gamers are national celebrities in South Korea. Attracting millions of spectators and selling out stadiums, ...

10 Highest-Grossing Indonesian Movies of 2016

As millennials would have it, "Indonesia's film game in 2016 = strong." Let the box office numbers speak for themselves: as reported by SWA ...

Gamelan Sets Made in Bantul Reach International Markets

The loud sounds of gamelan welcome visitors to the traditional gamelan workshop called Daliyono Legiono in Baturetno village in Banguntapan district, Bantul regency, Yogyakarta. ...

These Are the World's Most Visited Cities in 2016

Mastercard has released its Global Destination Cities Index, which provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world. Measured by the number ...

10 Indonesia's Tempeh Recipes from Around the World

Tempeh or tempe is huge in Indonesian culinary. Rich in nutrients, very affordable, and versatile to process into gazillion different recipes. My favourite is ...

Miss Universe Malaysia's National Costume Takes Inspiration from KL's Twin Towers

The glittering Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur that has brought much fame to Malaysia has become the inspiration for Miss Universe Malaysia's national costume. Miss ...

Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Cities in Asia

We’ve scoured Asia and selected the most vegan-friendly cities. Did your favorite city make the cut?   1. TAIPEI, TAIWAN Taipei. Image: Sama093 This year, Taipei takes the ...