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Exploring What it Means to be Asian in This Canadian-Born Chinese’s Podcast

A pandemic side-hobby turned passion project, Kyle Leung has set out to explore what Asian identity means to the Gen Z Asians breaking traditional barriers.

Where to Get Home Service Swab Test in Metro Manila

While slightly more expensive than regular tests, these at-home swab services offer convenience and added safety that make them worth every penny.

You Should Avoid These Mistakes When Getting Life Insurance in Singapore

As a future policyholder, you should avoid these common mistakes when getting a life insurance in Singapore.

Vegetarian Sushi? These Restaurants in Hong Kong Make It Possible

These Hong Kong restaurants serve delicious plant-based sushi minus the cruelty of animal agriculture and slaughter.

VaxCertPH: How to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate Online

Vaccination certification requests for domestic use have now been approved by the government. Here’s how to get one.

ICYMI: Thailand, Cambodia are Now Open to Tourists From the Philippines

After nearly two years, two of the most-visited tourist destinations in Asia—Thailand and Cambodia—are reopening their doors to fully vaccinated travelers (Filipinos included!), with relaxed COVID-19 measures.
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Plan Your Vacation Ahead With These Revised 2022 Public Holidays in Singapore

Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji will now be celebrated on May 3 and July 10, 2022, respectively.

The Anonymous Professor Doctor of Pizza Attempting to Rate Every Pizza Found in Hong Kong

One man’s culinary mission since arriving in Hong Kong three years ago has been to rate every pizza here. After 333 reviews and tastes, he’s not stopping now.

Paddlers Rescue Critically Endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle, Urges Public to Stop Using Gill Nets

A sub-adult Hawksbill Sea turtle was rescued by a group of stand-up paddlers last Nov. 25 at the East Coast.

COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Station to Launch on Dec. 3 to Encourage Elderly to Get Jab

Hong Kong will launch a COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Station soon to encourage the public, namely the elderly, to get jabbed.

We Replied to One of Those Spam Texts Offering Sketchy ‘Jobs’ and Here’s What We Found Out

Aside from these job offers, we also received product promotions from unknown mobile numbers, with the messages containing links online e-commerce shops.

Hong Kong's Vaccination Centres To Extend Operations Until March 2022

Ten of Hong Kong’s vaccination centres will extend operations for four months to increase the city’s vaccination rate.

We Spoke to, Hong Kong's Biggest "Part-time Meme Dealer" on Instagram has become Hong Kong's largest meme page in recent years, satirizing winey gweilos, New Territories uncles, LKF culture, and confusing Cantoo.

Hong Kong Logs 1st Case of New COVID-19 Variant Found in South Africa

The Department of Health confirmed that a traveler from South Africa and another hotel guest tested positive for the new variant, currently labeled B.1.1.529.