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Cambodia, Catholicism, and Cauliflower
March 14, 2017
Cambodia, Catholicism, and Cauliflower
The ups and downs of life in an ethnically Vietnamese community in Cambodia.
Cambodia, Catholicism, and Cauliflower
The Women in Afghanistan’s Moral Prisons
March 08, 2017
The Women in Afghanistan’s Moral Prisons
Sex before marriage, fleeing abuse, even being raped could land a woman in one of Afghanistan's moral prisons.
The Women in Afghanistan’s Moral Prisons
Central Asia and Islamic State: The Russian Connection
March 08, 2017
Central Asia and Islamic State: The Russian Connection
Impoverished and oppressed, Central Asian migrants to Russia make perfect targets for extremist recruiters.
Central Asia and Islamic State: The Russian Connection
Hollywood Comes to Cambodia
March 06, 2017
Hollywood Comes to Cambodia
Angelina Jolie and Netflix bring the story of the Khmer Rouge back to Cambodia and let Cambodians tell it.
Hollywood Comes to Cambodia
Crisps and Coffee Shops: North Korea's New Consumerism
March 01, 2017
Crisps and Coffee Shops: North Korea's New Consumerism
The influence of South Korean consumer goods reveals surprising changes in North Korean society.
Crisps and Coffee Shops: North Korea's New Consumerism
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
February 22, 2017
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
As hardline Islam rises, lawmakers in Malaysia will debate a controversial bill to increase sharia punishments.
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
Thaipusam in Malaysia: Honoring the Destroyer of Evil
February 17, 2017
Thaipusam in Malaysia: Honoring the Destroyer of Evil
Every year, devotees gather at the Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur to honor Lord Murugan.
Thaipusam in Malaysia: Honoring the Destroyer of Evil
Nepal's Child Brides
February 15, 2017
Nepal's Child Brides
One girl's story shines a light on a pervasive problem.
Nepal's Child Brides
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
February 10, 2017
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
The Diplomat visited Zam in Kathmandu to speak to her about her decision to leave Bhutan.
Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
Thailand's Construction Nomads
February 07, 2017
Thailand's Construction Nomads
Hundreds of migrant construction workers reside in shipping containers in the outskirts of Bangkok.
Thailand's Construction Nomads
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
February 07, 2017
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
Pakistan is silencing discussion on a growing number of topics, from religious extremism to CPEC.
Pakistan's Censorship Takes a Dangerous Turn
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
February 02, 2017
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
One nun is breaking stereotypes about women and clergy alike.
Meet Nepal’s Buddhist ‘Rock Star Nun’
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
January 26, 2017
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
Despite government efforts, cultural pressures continue to dissuade many women in Japan from joining the workforce.
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
Finding Cambodia's Ancient Cave Paintings
January 25, 2017
Finding Cambodia's Ancient Cave Paintings
A visit to the mysterious cave paintings requires a six-hour journey by motorbike and a ferry ride.
Finding Cambodia's Ancient Cave Paintings
An Indian Newspaper’s Journey
January 18, 2017
An Indian Newspaper’s Journey
"In Delhi alone, more than 3 million newspapers are distributed to homes every morning within hours of their printing."
An Indian Newspaper’s Journey
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
January 18, 2017
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Decades of persecution have left the Rohingya on the brink of genocide.
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
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