A new Pew Research Center survey finds people worldwide are divided on whether life is better today than it was 50 years ago. Economic strength tends to predict greater satisfaction, but not always.
The members of Alien Weaponry aim to preserve their indigenous language through a unique medium: THRASH METAL MUSIC. The New Zealand trio is billed as the first Maori metal band.
Women from across the country are identifying with the #MeToo campaign. Julie Martin, of western Kentucky, was encouraged to speak up about a topic not usually discussed in her rural community.
“Fear is something constant,” says Monovithya Kem, the daughter of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha. “I can say that although we have always faced a security and safety risk, you don’t get accustomed to fear.”…FULL STORY
Two years ago an American robotics company challenged a Japanese robotics company to a duel. Their weapons of choice? Giant robots. FULL STORY
One of Cambodia’s major English-language newspapers will close this week because it is unable to pay what the government says it owes in back taxes.
A respected English-language newspaper in Cambodia may close because it won’t be able to pay an enormous tax bill the government claims it owes by Sept. 4. The Cambodia Daily was slapped with a $6.3 million tax bill last month, after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered an investigation into private organizations operating in the country. The […]
There’s a new big man on campus at Louisiana State University — and he’s a cat.
The Indonesian metal group Voice of Baceprot is one noisy band. In fact, the band’s name literally means “noisy” in the ethnic Sundanese language the three members speak. They all hail from a rural, conservative part of Indonesia — West Java — about five hours southeast of the capital of Jakarta. But it isn’t just […]
The first year of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration has come to a close. But Filipinos at home and in the U.S. are still deeply divided over his leadership.