For migrant workers, failing to pay off loans can mean jail time and loss of income.
They asked my mom, “Who is this?” She replied, “He is my son.” They said, “No, he’s not your son, he’s ours! He’s a Khadra [another term for Khawaja Sara or transgender person].”
What happens when one of the most isolated countries in the world gets the internet almost overnight? It's not pretty.
Doug Bock Clark recounts how Myanmar's access to cellphones has changed drastically in the past six years.
As worries of environmental devastation grow, Beijing is building hydroelectric dams and dredging the Mekong River to allow bigger boats.
Osnos says that, despite the rising tension between Trump and Kim Jong Un, neither country has an appetite for war.
Why China is building its very own Iowa farm.
In 1979, the Register's publisher went to see a more open China. 38 years later, much has changed.
Portraits of Beijing's exotic pet owners and their animals reveals the extent of a new growing industry that experts believe is contributing to biodiversity loss across the world.
SECMOL, an alternative school in Ladakh, built on a mountain desert at an altitude of 11,000 feet, educates children through sustainable community living.
Tea entrepreneurs are trying to save the "Champagne of teas."
Emma Chen loves Portuguese and travels to Macau as often as possible to practice the language. But in 10 years she could go back and discover she can no longer find conversation partners.