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Is this the end for India’s last Chinese-language newspaper? Editor’s death leaves questions over Seong Pow’s future

The Overseas Chinese Commerce of India, published in Kolkata since 1969, was once in much demand from the city’s Chinese population, but the death of its editor leaves questions over its future.

The Overseas Chinese Commerce of India, published in Kolkata since 1969, was once in much demand from the city’s Chinese population, but the death of its editor leaves questions over its future.

Is this the end for India’s last Chinese-language newspaper? Editor’s death leaves questions over Seong Pow’s future
28 Dec 2020 - 10:18AM
Religious festivals in India adapt to pandemic ‘new normal’ as followers and businesses miss out on celebrations

India has a calendar filled with religious festivals, but the pandemic has put a dampener on celebrations. Since March, when a nationwide lockdown was imposed, organisers have had to adapt to the ‘new normal’.

India has a calendar filled with religious festivals, but the pandemic has put a dampener on celebrations. Since March, when a nationwide lockdown was imposed, organisers have had to adapt to the ‘new normal’.

Religious festivals in India adapt to pandemic ‘new normal’ as followers and businesses miss out on celebrations
21 Sep 2020 - 5:15PM
The ‘Golden City’ of India: exploring Jaisalmer’s mansions, forts and palaces

Jaisalmer’s grand, historical buildings made of yellow sandstone cast a mesmerising golden light over the city. Formerly a major stopover point along the ancient spice trade route, it’s rich culture has made it a popular tourist destination.

Jaisalmer’s grand, historical buildings made of yellow sandstone cast a mesmerising golden light over the city. Formerly a major stopover point along the ancient spice trade route, it’s rich culture has made it a popular tourist destination.

The ‘Golden City’ of India: exploring Jaisalmer’s mansions, forts and palaces
21 Aug 2019 - 11:49AM