Thailand’s Illegal Sex Toy Market Is Booming
Thailand’s underground red-light economy is thriving but remains an open secret.
The Malaysian Paralympian Forgotten by His Country
Malaysia has laws to protect disabled people but it’s not enough.
Inside Pakistan’s War on TikTok
TikTok is the most popular social media platform in Pakistan but the app shows a side of the country that doesn’t align with its conservative image.
What Can Be Done About Hong Kong’s Ridiculously Tiny Flats?
Experts say the cost of living in Hong Kong is far outpacing the rise in people’s income.
How Australia Is Cracking Down on Internet Trolls
Australia now wants to fine social media platforms that fail to take down posts containing hate speech.
Australian Police Chief Suggests an App for Recording Sexual Consent
The idea has stoked outrage across the board.
Instagram Pier Was a Respite for Hong Kongers. Now It’s Closed.
The rare public space gave Hong Kong residents a reprieve from the stress of daily life.
Japan Clears the Air in Anticipation of the World Stage
Japan's ambitions for a smoke-free future. Created in Partnership with Philip Morris.
Why Internet Speeds in the Philippines Are So Slow
Existing laws are also keeping Philippine internet prices high.
Weak Environmental Policies Are Killing Koalas in Australia
Without reforms, animals endemic to Australia will continue to be under the threat of extinction.
Thailand Is Not the LGBTQ Paradise We Think It Is
Thailand promotes itself as a queer-friendly destination, but discrimination against LGBTQ people still persists in society.
Unsafe Abortions Are Still a Huge Problem in Pakistan
In Pakistan, abortion is permitted in early stages of pregnancy for “necessary treatment.” But the law is vague and largely not implemented.