Emma Richards

Emma Richards is a full-time writer for Asian Correspondent. Originally from the UK, she has spent much of her life living in Southeast Asia contributing to news and travel publications. Her background is in urban development and homelessness in developing nations.

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Can tech save us from climate change?

THE consequences of humanity’s disregard for the planet are starting to feel very real for many people. This summer saw wildfires rage through California and large swathes of Europe, Japan...

Are Filipinos finally done with Rodrigo Duterte?

AFTER weathering over two years of controversy and international condemnation, the latest polls show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is facing his first significant drop in popularity back home. But it doesn’t...

Does palm oil have a PR problem?

WHEN you think of palm oil, the likelihood is you conjure up distressing images of felled forests, dead orangutans, and displaced indigenous people.