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Myanmar's Astonishing Sights
July 05, 2016
Myanmar's Astonishing Sights
Myanmar is experiencing a surge in foreign visitors, who can enjoy some spectacular views.
Myanmar's Astonishing Sights
Pakistan's Vanishing History
South Asia
Pakistan's Vanishing History
Pakistan's 2,000-year-old historical treasures are under threat from religious extremists and smugglers.
Pakistan's Vanishing History
Lion's Blood: Behind Sri Lanka's Sinha Le Movement
South Asia
Lion's Blood: Behind Sri Lanka's Sinha Le Movement
The rise of Sinhala-Buddhist ultra-nationalism (allegedly with political backing) could threaten reconciliation.
Lion's Blood: Behind Sri Lanka's Sinha Le Movement
Hong Kong’s Mental Health Crisis
East Asia
Hong Kong’s Mental Health Crisis
Hong Kong residents struggling with depression, anxiety, or mental disabilities all too often have nowhere to turn.
Hong Kong’s Mental Health Crisis
A Haircut for Mongolia's 'Half-Wild' Horses
June 23, 2016
A Haircut for Mongolia's 'Half-Wild' Horses
An inside look at a spring ritual among the nomads of the Mongolian steppe.
A Haircut for Mongolia's 'Half-Wild' Horses
'Comfort Women' Activism in the US
East Asia
'Comfort Women' Activism in the US
How, and why, activists and artists seek to tell the story of wartime sexual slavery to an American audience.
'Comfort Women' Activism in the US
Damming the Nam Tha in Northern Laos
Southeast Asia
Damming the Nam Tha in Northern Laos
The transformation of a river, and community, before and after dam construction begins in earnest.
Damming the Nam Tha in Northern Laos
How Beijing Turned Koreans Into Chinese
East Asia
How Beijing Turned Koreans Into Chinese
Beijing's success at fostering national unity has most ethnic Koreans in northeast China identifying as Chinese.
How Beijing Turned Koreans Into Chinese
A Transgender Tragedy in Pakistan
South Asia
A Transgender Tragedy in Pakistan
The murder of a transgender woman sheds light on the oppression the trans community faces in Pakistan.
A Transgender Tragedy in Pakistan
Blue Star Over Patiala
South Asia
Blue Star Over Patiala
With India's paramilitary in Amritsar for the 32nd anniversary of Operation Blue Star, survivors 200 km away challenge the prevailing narrative.
Blue Star Over Patiala
The Farming Palettes of Yunnan
East Asia
The Farming Palettes of Yunnan
The farming area of Dongchuan offers some stunning, multicolor vistas.
The Farming Palettes of Yunnan
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
South Asia
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
The movement seeks to advance the aims of a minority, but relies upon a much broader constituency for its support.
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
China’s Halal Constitution
East Asia
China’s Halal Constitution
“Islamic” legislation stirs debate as the PRC engages the Muslim world.
China’s Halal Constitution
India: Violence Against Dalits on the Rise
South Asia
India: Violence Against Dalits on the Rise
Despite robust laws, violence against India's most oppressed people continues to rise.
India: Violence Against Dalits on the Rise
How China Remembers the Cultural Revolution
East Asia
How China Remembers the Cultural Revolution
50 years later, China still has yet to come to terms with Mao's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
How China Remembers the Cultural Revolution
Asia's War on Drugs
May 12, 2016
Asia's War on Drugs
Some Asian countries are dropping punitive approaches in favor of a health-centered approach.
Asia's War on Drugs
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