Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will no longer serve on the board tasked with implementing changes in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine State…READ THE FULL STORY
For many Latin American countries — Three Kings Day which is January 6 — is an even bigger deal than Christmas. We hear about the cake no Three Kings Day celebration can go without: Rosca de Reyes…MORE
The Philippine Congress has extended martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for another year at the request of President Rodrigo Duterte, who says it is needed to continue the fight against armed groups in the region…MORE
Interview highlights from NPR’s interview with Rohingya activist Abdul Rasheed.
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.