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New Delhi’s Quiet Student Solidarity With Palestine

New Delhi’s Quiet Student Solidarity With Palestine

By Sidra Fatima and Roopashi Semalty
Full-fledged protests in India’s capital were quickly muffled, so students have resorted to quieter means of dissent.

A Guardian of Health in the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan 

A Guardian of Health in the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan 

By WHO Country Office in Kyrgyzstan
With a particular focus on vaccination, Jiydekul Yrysbayeva plays a crucial role in safeguarding the lives of her fellow Kyrgyzstanis.
Life Along the Thai-Myanmar Frontier

Life Along the Thai-Myanmar Frontier

By Luke Hunt
The border town of Myawaddy has now fallen and ethnic rebels want negotiations with the Thai government.

Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

By Jan Olson
On Ngapali Beach, the sands are deserted, the hotels stand empty, and many locals are struggling to make ends meet.

In Coal’s Shadow, Bangladeshi Women Forge a New Life Through Art

In Coal’s Shadow, Bangladeshi Women Forge a New Life Through Art

By Auvro Alam
Displaced by a massive coal power plant, a group of women in Matarbari have turned to embroidery to craft a future.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

A Lorry Ride With Singapore’s Migrant Workers

A Lorry Ride With Singapore’s Migrant Workers

By Ada Cheong
Singapore is virtually the only remaining first-world country where it is legal for migrant workers to be ferried on lorries, a vehicle designed for cargo rather than passengers.

The Lives of Children in Myanmar

The Lives of Children in Myanmar

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Amid the nationwide conflict between the military junta and its opponents, the situation for the country's young is bad – and getting worse.
Inside the Resistance Camps in Myanmar

Inside the Resistance Camps in Myanmar

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
What is life like inside the camps of various armed groups fighting the military regime? The Diplomat provides you with an inside look.

Orange-Clad Move Forward Supporters Turn Out For Prime Ministerial Vote

Orange-Clad Move Forward Supporters Turn Out For Prime Ministerial Vote

By Cory Wright
Hundreds of the party's supporters voiced their excitement, and disappointment, as Parliament voted against the MFP leader and prime ministerial candidate Pita Limjaroenrat.

Snapshots of Life in Myanmar’s IDP Camps

Snapshots of Life in Myanmar’s IDP Camps

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
The Diplomat captures how those who were forced to flee their homes cook, eat and play in camps for the displaced in Chin State and Sagaing Region.

Bajau: The Vanishing Seafarers of Southeast Asia

Bajau: The Vanishing Seafarers of Southeast Asia

By Claudio Sieber
Today, only 100-200 seafarers remain on traditional "Lansa" houseboats near Borneo’s shorelines.
The Ghost Town of Thantlang in Myanmar’s Chin State

The Ghost Town of Thantlang in Myanmar’s Chin State

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Since control over this strategic town will give the military an advantage, it is being relentlessly bombed – displacing the entire population.

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