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A collection of articles about almost everything (else) under the sun.

Samira Hassan
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Girlmossing 101: A Beginner’s Guide

The term “girlmossing” may have surfaced on the internet just a couple of years ago, but I’ve been embracing this lifestyle long before it had a name. Girlmossing, which is a play on the word “girlbossing”, refers to women making intentional time and space for rest, joy, and self

Griselda Gabriele
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Faces of Indonesia’s LGBT people — seen through four films

In 2019, Garin Nugroho made waves with Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku, a coming-of-age film that portrays a boy’s exploration of his gender and…

Isabella Chua
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Recommending our favourite Asian movies with dingbats

When Parasite won Best Picture for the 92nd Academy Awards, I, along with my friends and the Asian Twitter community, was euphoric. We…

Pei Ying
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Apps to get you through working-from-home due to COVID-19

Working-from-home apps to get you through COVID-19 Ever since Singapore went to DORSCON Orange, the Kontinentalist team, like many other companies, has been on work-from-home (WFH) arrangements to minimise the possibility of a spread of COVID-19. Here are our favourite apps (so far) for working from home! What’s good

Pei Ying
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55 days in Japan: one lifetime, one opportunity

It’s not every day that you get an opportunity to spend two months in Japan, all expenses paid, to learn things. So when I heard about the…

Gwyneth Cheng
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To graduation and beyond: how I went from an Environmental Studies student to a data storyteller

“What are you going to do after you graduate?”

Pei Ying
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What is an ‘Asian’ perspective

At Kontinentalist, we often describe ourselves as an Asian-focused editorial studio that strives to present an ‘Asian’ perspective to our…

Griselda Gabriele
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Inktober Journal

As Inktober 2019 draws to a close, our resident animator Griselda walks us through her #Inktober illustrations and the quirky stories that…

Kontinentalist
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Playing House: the Rent-a-Family business in Japan

Our writer, Kathy, shares her thoughts on the thriving phenomenon in Japan

Kontinentalist
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How rock paper scissors is played around Asia

We all know the rules of rock paper scissors (RPS). Paper wins rock, rock wins scissors, and scissors wins paper. There’s even an…

Griselda Gabriele
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Make It Matter: Spider-Verse (Animator’s perspective)

Being the seventh Spider-Man film, added only a year after Spider-Man: Homecoming and a PS4 game, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse could…