Feature: A toxic mix of nationalism and religious extremism is leading to a wave of political violence across Southeast Asia.
In the early hours of New Year’s Day in 2017, a heavily armed gunman stormed Reina, an exclusive Istanbul nightclub on the Bosphorus coast, murdering 39. ISIS claimed responsibility for the massacre, but the Turkish deputy prime minister swiftly made an incendiary claim: the perpetrators, he said, were “probably” Uyghur.
FEATURE ARTICLE: The breakdancing and education NGO has got hundreds of kids off the street and into careers. Now they’re joined by Cambodia’s biggest hip hop stars for a massive show.
For six years Dinh Nhung has been collecting the memories of a community, derided by colonialists and communists, and only now coming out of the shadows.
“I think starting a business here is in itself a political act,” says Christina Ganim.
In 2015, Ganim co-founded the Ramallah-based lingerie company, Kenz Woman, with Nicola Isabel. “We could both be in the States or anywhere else doing this, but we chose to do it here, because we want to contribute.”
At a tech fair in Lembata, a volcano-sprinkled island near the eastern tip of Flores, Indonesia, 62-year-old subsistence farmer Daprosa and her friends Maria (54 years old) and Yuliana (also 54 years old) are checking out a water filter.
As Syrian national football team focuses on qualifying for 2018 World Cup, captain says playing for country means ‘hoping it will get back to the way it was’
Promotional Trailer for the Cambodian adaptation of the play I Am a Camera, evoking the Phnom Penh rock'n'roll of the 1960s and the tragic civil war that followed. This video did extremely well with its target audience, attracting 14k views and 424 shares on Facebook.
Of the 260 million cluster bombs dropped on Laos’s three million people, nearly a third failed to explode. Four decades later, most lay where they fell, claiming hundreds of lives and limbs each year in a country where the GDP per capita is just USD $1,660 — a fraction of the cost of Western-made prostheses.
Interview with Sarah Pycroft, who set up an organisation to train volunteer teachers following her own disastrous trip to Sri Lanka with a voluntourism agency.
Video interview with the band Hypnotic Fist Technique on the launch of their new album.
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