Palm oil is used in food and cosmetics, and palm plantations are a major agricultural activity in Indonesia. Yet it is having a negative environmental impact on the country.
As Japan's population gets older and smaller, the government is struggling to change its views on immigration.
As Japan's population continues to shrink, the government is giving vacant homes away to young people, families, and even foreigners.
Taipei’s old-school restaurants have been around for decades and have mastered each dish they've crafted. Melissa McCart travels to Taiwan to report on why Taipei has become a major food and drink destination.
How Trump's immigration policies are affecting one of Pittsburgh's busiest restaurants.
The most common refrain about Chinese noodle-pulling is that it’s not easy. And unfortunately, Chinese noodle-pulling is a dying art as noodle-making has become automated.
Moises Saman’s latest work captures the terrible aftermath of the country’s civil war among its Tamil minority.
By investing billions of dollars in Pakistan and dozens of other countries, China is gaining cultural cachet worldwide.
Journey along one of the world’s greatest rivers and catch a glimpse into the lives and cultures of the people who live along its banks.
As new research reveals the heavy toll of air pollution on Chinese citizens, the country’s leadership struggles to balance growth and public health.
In conflict-racked Deep South Thailand, a fundamentalist cleric crusades against extremism.
Cambodia’s tech sector is blooming and the country’s structural challenges might actually be strengths when adapting to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. What are the social risks and opportunities?
Afghanistan is a country where the number of war widows is legion—and where tradition, law and poverty conspire to make their problems worse.
How is India's healthcare system changing to provide care for the underserved? What can be done to alleviate the financial burden of those who need expensive life-saving procedures?
What does it take to reconcile the threat of global environmental change with the need to feed a growing population?
As thousands of able-bodied men leave Nepali villages for cities and go abroad for employment and to escape poverty, many villages no longer have any adult men—only kids, women, and elderly remain.
Eager to earn money to send home to their families, Nepalese workers sign on with Nepalese agencies that traffic them into forced labor and abandon them when they need help.
In eastern Nepal, a Hepatitis E epidemic infected over 5,000 people, killing over a dozen. But in Kathmandu, water scarcity provides opportunity for some.
Can China take over Taiwan without reunification? Many on Taiwan are worried that that's what it's doing.
Although Thailand may appear accepting of transgenders, it ostracizes “ladyboys” from mainstream society, forcing them into industries where stereotypes prevail and denying them legal protection.
Six hundred million Indians defecate outside every day. What does this mean for Indian society and what will it take to change this practice?
For slum communities in Visakhapatnam, a city on India's southeast coast, Cyclone Hudhud brought not only thrashing winds and torrential rain, but also lingering debt to private moneylenders.
When Cambodia closed its brothels a successful government-run HIV prevention program collapsed, and a new health crisis emerged.
China’s deadly mining accidents hit the international news headlines frequently. But the country's top occupational disease, pneumoconiosis, kills three times as many miners each year.
News and documentary producer Steve Sapienza introduces the water and sanitation reporting project called "Dhaka's Challenge: A Megacity Struggles with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene."
Executive Director of the Pulitzer Center, Jon Sawyer, discusses the challenges and surprises of reporting on water access, sanitation, and climate change in the crowded country of Bangladesh.
Mumbai's Parsi sect, which adheres strictly to the Zoroastrian faith, confronts dwindling numbers and possible extinction.
Honored multimedia projects range from an investigation into child labor in gold mining to an examination of reconciliation efforts between survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide.
As the U.S. wastes another opportunity to take action on climate change, the rest of the world gears up for massive migration.
The search for a story on a deadly occupational disease affecting miners in China leads one journalist to a story of human resilience, loyalty and love.
Aid organizations and governments spend billions on public health aid in developing countries. Why do so many Ebola and TB clinics still lack basic resources?
Advanced technologies for tuberculosis testing could save millions of lives, but only if they are designed to reach those who need them most: the poor in the developing world.
“Population growth will kill you stone-cold dead.” -Paul Ehrlich, Stanford biologist and author of "The Population Bomb."
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Pulitzer Center grantee Larry C. Price traveled to China for a tour of four universities throughout the country, speaking to students about his reporting.
Photojournalist Shiho Fukada receives honors for her multimedia reporting illustrating the Japanese economic crisis and its human toll.
Two journalists from Nepal and one journalist from Kenya receive honor, plan to work in collaboration with Pulitzer Center and Global Press Journal.
Pulitzer Center grantee among three journalists speaking about free press with President Obama on World Press Freedom Day, 2015.