Education Issues in ASEAN Countries

Education is closely associated with human development. Over the past two decades, rapid educational system improvements have been experienced by Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand....

Crowdfunding: An Introduction

"Crowdfunding is a new word that simply means collecting relatively small amounts of money from large numbers of people. The word may be new --- but the phenomenon is not." In 1885, the pedestal for the...

Health Issues in ASEAN Countries

"The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN is an organization with most member countries still far from being considered as advanced or first class countries." Poverty is still a problem in the...

Do You Speak Filipino?

Filipino is one of two national languages in the Philippines. The other one is English. According to a 2007 data, there are 25 million Filipinos speaking the language, which is part of the 181 living languages...

Mano Po, Pakikisama at Utang na Loob

The Filipinos have a very rich culture that is best shown in the county’s dances, festivals, religious observations and manners in and out of the home. Their tradition is influenced by several cultures,...

QUOTABLE QUOTES

"Whether you’re surfing on the beaches in Bali, visiting Buddhist temples in Thailand or you’re hiking on the breathtaking mountains at the rice terraces in the Philippines, the diversity of these...

WHAT WE SHARE IN COMMON

"Being geographically located near each other, it is inevitable for Southeast Asian countries to influence each other in many different aspects. In fact, this influence can be traced hundreds of years...

Brunei Darussalam

It is often referred to as Brunei. The country’s official name is Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, or in Malay, Negara Brunei Darussalam.  This crude oil- and natural gas-rich nation, with a total area...

Thai Beef Salad

This easy-to-make healthy recipe is a sure-fire way to lose some of that unwanted weight while enjoying such a delicious treat. The Thai Beef Salad is an explosion of flavors that will surely captivate your senses once you take that first bite.