Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
December 01, 2016
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
From Borneo to Kyrgyzstan, Asia’s indigenous peoples link environmental conservation and preservation of their heritage.
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
Women Will Save Japan
December 01, 2016
Women Will Save Japan
Improving women's political and economic participation will be central to preserving Japan's status as a global heavyweight.
Women Will Save Japan
India’s Most ‘Notorious’ Campus
South Asia
India’s Most ‘Notorious’ Campus
Some see the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University as a “den of communists.” Others see vibrant student activism.
India’s Most ‘Notorious’ Campus
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
East Asia
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
An Englishman's rise (and fall) in Qing-dynasty China.
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
Cambodia's Dragon Boat Races
Southeast Asia
Cambodia's Dragon Boat Races
For just the second time in 6 years, Phnom Penh celebrated the Water Festival.
Cambodia's Dragon Boat Races
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Southeast Asia
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Boo Junfeng discusses his latest film, which takes on the issue of capital punishment in Singapore, in an exclusive interview.
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
South Asia
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
The Diplomat spoke to filmmaker Tenzing Sonam, a Tibetan in exile, about the Dharamshala International Film Festival
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
South Asia
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
Pakistan rules schizophrenia does not preclude the death penalty. It is far from alone in executing mentally ill prisoners.
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
East Asia
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
This year’s Taipei Pride parade comes at a pivotal moment in the island’s gay rights movement.
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
The Schools of the Taliban
South Asia
The Schools of the Taliban
In areas under Taliban control, schools are being reshaped to fit the Taliban agenda.
The Schools of the Taliban
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Southeast Asia
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Thailand passed its first equality law in 2015, but still has a long way to go to protect the rights of the community.
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
South Asia
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
Nepalese journalist switches to singing for storytelling.
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
Central Asia
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
Famed for its vibrant culture around the world, the region remains among the most disconnected inside Russia.
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
South Asia
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
Iran and Saudi Arabia are recruiting and radicalizing local Muslim populations in Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
South Asia
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
Crime and abuse against India's seniors are on the rise. What can be done to protect the elderly?
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
South Asia
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
The Agariyas labor under harsh conditions to produce India’s salt.
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
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