Ushering in the New Year with Festivals

A new year is a fresh start, brimming with hope, opportunities and possibilities. What better way to celebrate the new year than literally soaking in the festive atmosphere with others at a new year festival? Festivals are not only celebrations of humanity and life but also expressions of cultures and traditions. Want to know a country better? Then be sure to join the locals in one of their festivals for unforgettable fun and meaningful experiences.

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ASEAN Celebrities: Then and Now

However, in this age of digital distribution, no longer do the music and movie industry reign supreme. Nowadays, celebrities come from social media networks, streaming platforms, and many other different sites. In fact, artists now have to maintain an active social media account in order to ‘make it’ in the industry or simply expand their audience base.


Food – Our Common Ground

Food is more important than we think. It fulfils a basic human need for sustenance – rich or poor, young or old – we all need food to survive. Food connects people. Enjoying a meal together with others helps to build and maintain relationships necessary for us to thrive. A universal language, food is a common thread that binds humanity in an increasingly fractured and divided world.

Pollution in the Rural Environment and Solution

Pollution in the Rural Environment and Solution. During my role at the Center for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD), an NGO supporting sustainable development, while alleviating inequality and poverty, I have opportunities to work for the balance of Environment and Society of the most vulnerable groups in Vietnam, from poor women, ethnic groups, children and people with disabilities.