#Asia

  • Article: Obesity on the Rise as Fight Against Hunger Slows in Asia, UN Report Finds
    Food & Hunger

    Obesity on the Rise as Fight Against Hunger Slows in Asia, UN Report Finds

    By Meghan Werft| Dec. 12, 2016

    60% of the world’s hungry live in Asia. Read more

  • Article: Japan Will Use Old Cell Phones to Make 2020 Olympic Medals
    Water & Sanitation

    Japan Will Use Old Cell Phones to Make 2020 Olympic Medals

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer| Aug. 24, 2016

    A whole new reason to want to win gold. Read more

  • Article: Meet 5 Girls in East Asia Empowered Through Sports
    Girls & Women

    Meet 5 Girls in East Asia Empowered Through Sports

    Aug. 16, 2016 |World Vision

    These girls could be going for gold in the next Olympics. Read more

  • Article: These Crazy Buses Can Drive On Top of Traffic in China
    Finance & Innovation

    These Crazy Buses Can Drive On Top of Traffic in China

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer| Aug. 4, 2016

    Traffic doesn't have a chance. Read more

  • Article: Broken Printers and Plastic Buckets Are Providing Electricity to Vietnam’s Poor
    Finance & Innovation

    Broken Printers and Plastic Buckets Are Providing Electricity to Vietnam’s Poor

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer| Aug. 3, 2016

    And it’s beautiful. Read more

  • Article: Evidence Shows Education Can Help Reduce Child Marriage
    Education

    Evidence Shows Education Can Help Reduce Child Marriage

    By Tom Murphy| Aug. 2, 2016 |DAWNS Digest

    New research in Bangladesh shows education programs cut child marriage by one-third. Read more

  • Article: 27 Child Laborers Rescued After Boy Is Tortured to Death in Bangladesh
    Citizenship

    27 Child Laborers Rescued After Boy Is Tortured to Death in Bangladesh

    By Garima Bakshi| July 26, 2016

    Police has been quick to take action, arresting one accused already. Read more

  • Article: High-Speed Train Will Go From Malaysia to Singapore in 90 Minutes
    Finance & Innovation

    High-Speed Train Will Go From Malaysia to Singapore in 90 Minutes

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer| July 19, 2016

    It will be the first of its kind in all of Southeast Asia. Read more