Hong Kong’s Government Is Spending Billions Taking Land from the Sea
The scale of land reclamation in the semi-autonomous territory is revving up to unprecedented heights.
Hong Kong Has No Space Left for the Dead
"Where will the bodies go?"
India’s Aging Sex Workers Are Facing a Healthcare Crisis
STDs and stigma are now the least of their concerns.
People in One of the Most Polluted Cities Don't Know What's Poisoning Them
Kolkata's air was six times more toxic than what's allowed by the Indian government.
India's Transgender Hijra Community Searches for Acceptance
Advocates say a Supreme Court ruling granting rights and recognition to the community has done little to curb the sexual violence and poverty many face.
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Hong Kong Has Nearly Run Out of Space for Its Garbage
What happens then?
The Philippine Government is Powerless to Stop the Rise of HIV
Grassroots efforts prove to be way more effective at both diagnosis and support.
The Elderly Gay Filipinos Who Perform in Drag to Survive
For Manila's Golden Gays, drag is both a means of survival and a glimmer of hope.
I Tried Nap Cafes to Help Deal With My Insomnia
Like nearly everyone in Hong Kong, I sought solace from the noise.
Inside the Dubious Schools Training Filipina Women for Domestic Work Overseas
For working-class women in the Philippines, becoming a live-in domestic employee abroad is a chance to provide for themselves and their families. But they often face exploitation and debt from training centers, employment agencies, and the employers...
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE
Foreign Domestic Worker Abuse Is Rampant in Hong Kong
While most come for cash to support their families from abroad, many easily find themselves trapped in a cycle of violence and debt.
Failure Is Worse Than Death for Hong Kong
Last year, there were four student suicides over five days.