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Australia Today

Singapore Is Threatening to Ban LGBTIQ Citizens From Adopting Children

The government is considering changing its laws after a gay father won the right to adopt his biological son last year.
Gavin Butler
a day ago
sex work

The Thai Women Behind the First Bar Run Entirely by Sex Workers

Can Do in northern Thailand is probably the first—and only—completely sex worker-owned bar in the world.
Charlotte England
12.30.18
love

This Man Who Proposed with Lychees Was Harshly, Unsurprisingly Rejected

Poor 24-year-old Dong thought he could win his love's heart forever by presenting her with her favorite fruit when he publicly popped the question. Nope.
Hilary Pollack
12.29.18
Fashion

The Hellish Commute of the Women Who Make Your Clothes

In Cambodia, female garment workers slave away for hours on end to make fast fashion for brands like H&M and Gap. But their problems don't end when they leave the factory.
Poppy McPherson
12.17.18
Culture

Tattooed Tribeswomen and the Problem of Photo Tourism in Myanmar

For the Chin women of western Myanmar, outer beauty starts with an inky black, fully tattooed face. But the government has banned the custom, and tourists are flooding in to document the dying tradition.
Nathan A. Thompson
12.10.18
kfc

Man Tweets at KFC for a Year Until They Bring Back His Favourite Dish

A hero for the modern age.
Dan Bratman
8.19.18
Australia Today

We Met the Australians Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.19.18
RACISM

All the Times People Have Called Me 'Chink' to My Face

A case-by-case history.
Michelle Zhu
10.27.17
University

Being an International Student Is a Minefield of Stereotypes and Misconceptions

Five students in Melbourne explain how it's hard to make friends and everyone thinks they're rich.
Katherine Gillespie
Desiree Leong
7.17.17
What If

What Would Happen in the Hours and Minutes After a US-China War Started?

No one in their right mind wants the US and China to go to war, but let's face it: They could. Here's what the first day would look like.
Mike Pearl
3.21.17
Art

Welcome to Hong Kong's Pitch Black 'Empty Gallery'

Enter the void on the south side of Hong Kong Island.
Samantha Culp
2.13.17
video

Southeast Asia Is a Mirrored World at the 2016 Singapore Biennale

Multimedia mirrors and full-scale replicas of household bomb shelters took center stage at the Singapore Biennale.
DJ Pangburn
12.5.16
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