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Asia

IN PHOTOS: No Man's Land

Palm oil is a multibillion-dollar industry for Indonesia. But the people responsible for its production are not the ones reaping the riches.

Musician Profile: Mohammed Alom

Alom left Myanmar for Malaysia when he was a teenager. He was deported about seven years later, but he couldn't go home because security forces had waged a genocidal campaign on his community.

'Who Is This Stupid God?'

While President Rodrigo Duterte wages a relentless war on the Catholic Church of the Philippines, a strident bishop fights to restore his country's moral foundations.

The Life Equation

Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?

PTSD Nation

Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion, Afghanistan is in the grip of a mental health crisis that fuels an endless cycle of conflict. There are scant resources available to heal the collective trauma.

The Best Place to Die in India

With an aging population and an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, a grassroots social movement has revolutionized end-of-life care in the Indian state of Kerala.

Saudi Arabia's First Female Lawyers

In 2013, the Saudi justice ministry began permitting female lawyers to appear in court. How is the entry of Saudi women into the legal field affecting perceptions of women's rights in the kingdom?

Lifting the Veil on Polluters in China

In Beijing a tiny NGO is taking on global corporations and harnessing people power in a campaign to clean up polluting factories in China.

India's Entrepreneurial Answer to Healthcare

A weak public health system has given rise to market-based approaches in India. A new breed of young tech-savvy entrepreneurs are building businesses to help more Indians have access to healthcare.

HIV in the Philippines: State of Emergency

While most countries around the world have managed to control the rate of HIV infections, the Philippines is starting to feel the impact of a rising epidemic.

Eliminating Malaria in the Mekong

Can an emergency plan to wipe out all malaria parasites in the Mekong work before multiple drug resistance spreads? No one knows.

Visions of China

Pulitzer Center grantee Larry C. Price traveled to China for a tour of four universities throughout the country, speaking to students about his reporting.