Dr Mumbo

When Australians think about Asia

Some in Asia might believe that Australians are somewhat semi-detached when it comes to enthusiastically being a part of the region.

Australian television does not help matters, with commercial network Nine this week misplacing the Philippines by about 2,500 kilometres.

According to the broadcaster’s nightly show A Current Affair, the Philippines appear to be smeared across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Philippines? Not quite

If only there were some sort of freely available online resource to check such details

Alternative geography facts | Source: Google Maps


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