Justin Heifetz​​

Outer Limits

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.
Justin Heifetz​​
11.10.17
outer limits

Hong Kong Has No Space Left for the Dead

"Where will the bodies go?"
Justin Heifetz​​
10.23.17
global health

India’s Aging Sex Workers Are Facing a Healthcare Crisis

STDs and stigma are now the least of their concerns.
Justin Heifetz​​
10.3.17
Daily Buzzkill

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.
Justin Heifetz​​
7.27.17
LGBTQ

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.
Justin Heifetz​​
7.19.17
taking out the trash

Hong Kong Has Nearly Run Out of Space for Its Garbage

What happens then?
Justin Heifetz​​
7.18.17
global health

The Philippine Government is Powerless to Stop the Rise of HIV

Grassroots efforts prove to be way more effective at both diagnosis and support.
Justin Heifetz​​
6.5.17
LGBTQ

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.
Justin Heifetz​​
5.5.17
Sleep

I Tried Nap Cafes to Help Deal With My Insomnia

Like nearly everyone in Hong Kong, I sought solace from the noise.
Justin Heifetz​​
4.27.17
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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...
Justin Heifetz​​
4.10.17
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.
Justin Heifetz​​
4.4.17
Tonic

Failure Is Worse Than Death for Hong Kong

Last year, there were four student suicides over five days.
Justin Heifetz​​
3.30.17
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