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March 19, 2018

Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand

By Adryel Talamantes
Over 30,000 temples celebrate the Buddhist holiday each year.
February 06, 2018

The Human Forklifts of Kolkata

By Sugato Mukherjee
Migrant workers, carrying impossibly heavy loads of vegetables, keep Kolay market functioning.

January 26, 2018

Pakistan: Chai at Midnight

By Robert Gerhardt
Scenes of daily life in Pakistan rarely make the news; here are some glimpses.

January 10, 2018

Christmas in Pakistan

By Micah Fields
Lahore's Christian communities celebrate.

January 05, 2018

The Abandoned Island of Xiji

By James X. Morris
Photographs 40 years after Taiwan’s industrial revolution emptied a village.
December 28, 2017

Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?

By Shakil Bin Mushtaq
Brick Lane, once renowned for its Bengali immigrants, is changing.

December 14, 2017

India's Guardians of the Dead

By Sugato Mukherjee
The cremation undertakers perform a sacred function, but are still “untouchable.”
December 09, 2017

After Trump's Jerusalem Announcement, Malaysians March on US Embassy

By Samsul Said
President Trump's decision to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel's capital sparked anger in Kuala Lumpur.

November 29, 2017

Hanging by a Thread: The Dying Art of Kashmir Weaving

By Sugato Mukherjee
Conflict in the valley threatens an ancient craft.

November 21, 2017

Myanmar's Deadly Hot Air Balloon Festival

By Libby Hogan
The Taunggyi Tazaungdaing or Festival of Lights sees fireworks mixed with hot air balloons, all handled by amateurs.

October 29, 2017

Thailand's Royal Funeral

By Cory Wright
Over 350,000 Thais came to pay their respects at late King Bhumibol's Royal Cremation.
October 16, 2017

The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

By Ahmer Khan
The Druk Gawa Khilwa (DGK) nunnery in Katmandu teaches its nuns a mixture of martial arts and meditation.

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