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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Here are the best signs from Women’s March 2018

IN cities across the globe, women came out in force to have their voices heard on a whole raft of issues from reproductive rights, the #MeToo movement, immigration, and racial...

Slum tourism: Driver for development or poverty porn?

FOR many people the concept of slum tourism is an insulting and jarring juxtaposition. For others, it’s a tool for awareness that empowers the local community. It’s undoubtedly a sticky...

President Winfrey? What fresh hell is this?

AS Oprah Winfrey left the stage at the Golden Globes on Sunday, she did so to a standing ovation of her peers, and it seems the rapturous applause of the...