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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?
The World of Cambodia's Construction Site Children
January 14, 2017
The World of Cambodia's Construction Site Children
The children who live, play, and sometimes work at construction sites in Phnom Penh.
The World of Cambodia's Construction Site Children
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
January 12, 2017
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
Vietnam's new Law on Belief and Religion sparks worry about freedom of religion in the communist country.
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
January 10, 2017
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
New Delhi faces pressure to ratify a convention that activists fear would ultimately harm Indian women and children.
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
January 05, 2017
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
A look back at the evolution of gay rights in Taiwan -- and the growth of the movement's opposition.
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
Russia's Buddhist Republic
January 04, 2017
Russia's Buddhist Republic
In Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia, the remnants of Buddhism sit in the Soviet Union’s lingering shadow.
Russia's Buddhist Republic
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
December 21, 2016
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
Tracing the hopes of India's 26.8 million disabled population over 40 years of advocacy.
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
December 20, 2016
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
Vijay Simha, a senior Indian journalist, recovered from alcoholism to write books on sobriety.
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
The Forced Pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge
December 13, 2016
The Forced Pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge
The reproductive rights of Cambodia’s women are forgotten by the court set up to judge the communist regime’s crimes.
The Forced Pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge
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