It is unfortunate that tourists and travellers are the first target for scammers worldwide. Generally, when tourists get conned, they rarely report it so as not to spoil their holiday. Here are some alerts on what swindlers are up to, so you may avoid them and enjoy a pleasant and peaceful holiday.
Words: Efi Hafizah Hamzah
Only 24, this young woman is making waves in environmental advocacy in Philippines, mainly through her work with Save Philippines Seas, a project to protect the country’s marine resources. An English graduate, Oposa puts her skills to good use as a writer, teacher and trainer and, has co-authored a book on climate change for elementary school children. The youngest and only Filipino recipient of the Future for Nature award presented annually by the Netherlands’ Future for Nature Foundation, Oposa talks to us about her passion to make the world a better place.
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Ferocious in the wild, yet one of the most beautiful creatures ever to walk the earth, the Siberian tiger is being given a new lease on life at a remote breeding centre in northeastern China.
Words: Travel 3Sixty⁰ Editorial & Wang Yuanchang Photography: Wang Yuanchang
Bosses generally get their way while subordinates merely nod, agree and walk away. Not so in the airline industry. When lives are at stake, not only are co-pilots trained to speak up, they can also wrest control and land the aircraft safely. Capt. Lim Khoy Hing explains why it is NOT insubordination when this situation arises in the cockpit.
Loads of gifts, gorgeously-decorated trees, kissing your sweetheart under the mistletoe… it doesn’t matter if you’re in Canada or Kerala, traditions like these never fail to usher in the Christmas spirit! We explore endearing Yuletide customs that have endured through centuries.
Words: Shantini Suntharajah Images: Inmagine
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