COVID-19 Second Wave – Are Asian Countries Coping? Asia Thinkers Discuss Efforts to Control the Virus in Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines

After many months, COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide with a rising death toll and global economic devastation. Many countries are now experiencing a second wave and lockdowns and restrictions are…

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Will the COVID-19 Epidemic Influence the Upcoming Elections in Singapore and New Zealand?

Singapore and New Zealand will be hosting General Elections in the next six months. New Zealand is due to go to polls in September 2020 and Singapore has confirmed elections…

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Effective Government Communication Will Beat COVID-19

An outbreak that started in January 2020 in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province in People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), has since spread across the world to become a global pandemic….

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Fake news, Fear Mongering and Panic buying: How Asia is dealing with COVID-19

Action to contain the coronavirus in Asia and the resulting social issues have drawn both praise and criticism worldwide. Asia Thinkers interview journalists and bloggers covering the impact on China,…

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The Negative Impact of Fake News in Asian Society

In Part two, Asia Thinkers looks at the negative impact of fake news in Asia, with interviews and comments from journalists in Hong Kong and Singapore on actions to control…

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The Influence of Fake News on Asian Society

Asia Thinkers interview journalists from Hong Kong and Singapore to get their opinion on the spread of fake news in Asia. According to Webwise, fake news is defined as ‘stories…

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The Urban Mobility Revolution

There has been staggering growth worldwide in the public use of Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs), especially electric bikes and electric scooters. It has been labelled ‘The Urban Mobility Revolution’. The…

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Is the International NGO Humanitarian Effort Failing?

An unprecedented level of demand from developing countries has seen INGOs become bigger alongside accusations that they are spending more and more on administration and salaries, and are also facing…

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An Interview With Colin Laltanpuia: Producer of the “Chin Up Project – Where do you see yourself in 2020?”

Colin himself is a Chin refugee who attended Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Kuala Lumpur, graduating with a diploma in Event Production. On 13 June 2018, UNHCR Malaysia announced…

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An Interview with Billy Curryer, Operations Manager at Karen Hilltribes Trust Thailand

Asia Thinkers speaks to Operations Manager, Billy Curryer for an insight into how Karen Hilltribes Trust came to be, the unique work that they do and how readers can get…

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