Lifestyle & Culture
Jjajangmyeon is widely eaten in the homes and offices of South Korea and has become ingrained into the national psyche. But it was invented by a Chinese immigrant
In Pakistan, Ahmadis have been subjected to routine violence and discrimination and are not even allowed to call themselves Muslim. But in a tiny corner of Micronesia they have finally found peace
Last week, the tiny oil-rich nation imposed a strict new Islamic penal code that set the already-cautious LGBT population further on edge.
Tenants turfed out of Phnom Penh’s low-income housing block the White Building, were told it would be redeveloped to house Cambodians. Instead, NagaCorp is planning a development to attract high-rolling Chinese gamblers.
From jet-skiing preachers promising a ‘pinch of sin’ to celebrity-friendly Instagram stars, charismatic clerics play a key role in the born-again hijrah movement sweeping Indonesia’s millennial culture.
From Islamic reality TV shows to Facebook celebrities, social media is helping to fuel Indonesia’s hijrah movement, in which a growing number of millennials are turning their backs on flawed, sinful lives and embracing religion.