April 18, 2014 / The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza complex, safety measures and working conditions for garment factory workers have gotten better, but there is still a long way to go.
March 27, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Thousands of Nepalis leave behind their families to find better-paying jobs in Gulf countries. While some workers have found success abroad, others have only suffered immense pain.
March 26, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
A growing number of Nepali young men and women are leaving their homes in hopes of finding better jobs.
March 25, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Shanti Maya Dong was adamant about leaving her village in Nepal with the hope of earning more money working in Kuwait as a housekeeper, but her story soon turned tragic.
March 24, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Nepali massive outflow of migrant workers symbolizes the gains and risks of a globalized work force.
February 24, 2014 / The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
Burma promised to free its political prisoners. But some, particularly Kachins, remain behind bars.
January 14, 2014 / The Washington Post
Tom Hundley, Dan McCarey
Explore the toll of traffic fatalities around the world with an interactive map and articles from journalists across the globe.
January 6, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
The story of Pramila Dangol’s mysterious death is sadly not an uncommon one.
January 6, 2014 / The Washington Post
Juan Forero
Deep-sea discoveries a few years ago had investors and energy companies excited about Brazil's oil reserves, but “now it seems the love is gone.”
January 2, 2014 / The Washington Post
Juan Forero
Brazil’s once-thriving ethanol sector is struggling, buffeted by forces both man-made and natural, but some still see a long-term potential.
December 14, 2013 / The Washington Post
Juan Forero
A state development bank kept Brazil's economy flush, but now debt and inflation are a threat.
December 12, 2013 / The Washington Post
Juan Forero
In northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.
November 20, 2013 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
The U.S.-educated Ujwal Thapa, an entrepreneur and independent candidate, says he wants to stir up Nepali politics.

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