August 27, 2014
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
August 27, 2014
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
August 22, 2014 /
For OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) mothers, the financial rewards of working abroad are bittersweet.
August 14, 2014 /
Jordan’s attempt to prioritize Syrian and Iraqis refugees leaves its other asylum seekers underserved.
August 12, 2014 /
A volunteer organization in the UAE is teaching Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) basic computer skills to help them transition to higher paying jobs abroad or back home in the Philippines.
August 11, 2014
Washington University student fellow Janice Cantieri examines the impact of rising sea levels and climate change on life in Kiribati, the first nation facing displacement due to global warming.
July 29, 2014
Bangkok's legions of motorcycle taxi drivers are no longer "country bumpkins" and their support of anti-government protesters is a threat to the new military junta.
July 22, 2014 /
A trillion dollars worth of heavy crude has attracted the world's oil titans to western Canada. The impact is colossal.
July 9, 2014 /
OFW or Overseas Filipino Worker used to refer only to male labor migrants. With more and more women leaving the country to work abroad, OFW now also means Overseas Filipino Women.
July 6, 2014 /
A look at the Philippines' migrant history goes back to the 16th century when Filipino men working in the Spanish galleons jumped ship — literally — and settled in foreign lands.