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Asia

Living in a Buddhist Temple

An inside look at a typical day at a Thai Buddhist temple. This field note shows a glimpse into many Buddhist traditions and rituals.

Building Relationships in China

Argentina Maria-Vanderhorst shares a few observations on traveling to China to report on why Chinese women are having fewer children.

July 05, 2018

A Country in Turmoil

Siddharthya Roy

Siddharthya Roy travels to Bangladesh and files a series of reports documenting the many threads of political turmoil and violence that have gripped the delta nation.

July 05, 2018

Activist Buddhists Aid Thai Environmental Movement

Kiley Price

As development increases across Thailand, so do deforestation and pollution. Activist Buddhist monks have stepped up as champions for the environment through ritual and advocacy.

June 25, 2018

In Search of the Tasmanian Tiger

Brooke Jarvis

Eighty years after its official extinction, the thylacine is still "spotted" regularly. This article will explore what the phenomenon tells us about extinction and guilt, nature and resilience.

June 19, 2018

Limbo for India’s LGBTQ Community

Jake Naughton, Aarti Singh

What happens when a country takes a huge and unexpected step backwards? India decriminalized homosexuality in 2009, then made it illegal again in 2013. Now, untold LGBTQ Indians are living in limbo.

June 15, 2018

The Girl Effect

Annalisa Merelli

How paying 14 girls to attend schools boosted an entire economics ecosystem in rural Uttar Pradesh, India.

April 10, 2018

Will South Korea Get the Bomb?

Rachel Oswald

With the threat from North Korea growing and new insecurity about the reliability of the U.S. alliance, support is growing inside South Korea for the country to have its own nuclear weapon.

March 28, 2018

Cambodia's Floating Villages

Ben Mauk

In Cambodia’s floating villages, tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese eke out precarious lives on the Tonle Sap. Born into statelessness, they are not permitted to vote, work, or even live on land.

March 25, 2018

When Will the Rohingya Refugees Return Home?

Phil Caller, Tania Rashid

Refugees fear the fate that awaits them in Myanmar and are refusing to return without guarantees of safety. In the camps girls face being trafficked into the sex trade or forced into child marriages.

February 19, 2018

The Return of a Dying Sea

Taylor Weidman, Dene-Hern Chen

For the fishing villages around the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan, fortunes ebb and flow with the water's tide.

Meet the Journalists: Phil Caller and Tania Rashid

Phil Caller and Tania Rashid discuss their three-part series for PBS NewsHour on the Rohingya refugee crisis—reporting on the mass exodus, rape, child marriage, and human trafficking—and finding a strong will to live and tenacity among the people.

Meet the Journalist: Daniel Brook

Daniel Brook reports on the building of instant, modern cities in the developing world and examines the effects of major infrastructure projects on citizens living in Mexico, China, and India.

Meet the Journalist: Wes Bruer

A freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, Wes Bruer received a Pulitzer Center grant to pursue a story of a unique counterterrorism program being implemented by the U.S. State Dept in Mumbai, India.

10 Lesson Plans to Celebrate Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, we've compiled our top ten lesson plans that feature reporting on how communities around the world are responding to diverse environmental issues.